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Fossil specimen : SM A 16606 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Actinodonta mendipensis Reed
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Actinodonta mendipensis Reed: Holotype

Registration No. A 16606
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Reynolds, Sidney Hugh (1867-1947)
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Stoke Lane, Mendips, Somerset, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lower Wenlock
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Wenlock Epoch (Silurian Period) (427.4 – 433.4 Ma B.P.)


Reed, F.R.C. 1924. Geological Magazine vol. lxi (1): p.27 pl. iii figs.5, 5 a

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