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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM12394 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Palaearca amygdalus Salter
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Palaearca amygdalus Salter

Provenance
Registration No. GSM12394
Collector unknown
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments
Location
Country England
Locality Cefn Gwnlle Shelve Area Shropshire
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Llanvirn Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Abereiddian Stage (Ordovician Period) (464 – 467 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Darriwilian Age ]

References
References

Salter 1866, Mem. Geol.Surv. 3 11B 17

Available Images

High resolution photographs

/BGS/P815070.JP2

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/BGS/P815073.JP2

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Steroscopic photographs

/BGS/P815390.JP2

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/BGS/P815391.JP2

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