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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM46876 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Astarte dentilabrum Eth
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Astarte dentilabrum Eth

Registration No. GSM46876
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Tate Coll 1870 – 1872
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Northern Ireland
Locality Larne Lough County Antrim,Northern Ireland
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lower Lias (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Pliensbachian Age (Jurassic Period) – Hettangian Age (Jurassic Period) (182.7 – 201.3 Ma B.P.)


Etheridge in Tate 1864 Quart Journ Geol Soc 20 p.112-113 5-7

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