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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM7859 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Astarte duncani Tawney
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Astarte duncani Tawney

Provenance
Registration No. GSM7859
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Tawney Esq EB
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Sutton Stone
Location
Country Wales
Locality Sutton, Glamorgan
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Lower Lias (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Pliensbachian Age (Jurassic Period) – Hettangian Age (Jurassic Period) (183 – 199.6 Ma B.P.)

References
References

Tawney 1866 Quart Journ Geol Soc 22 p.87 pl 4,fig 4

Available Images

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Steroscopic photographs

/BGS/P835506.JP2

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