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Fossil specimen : SM A 29998 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Modiolopsis minus (Salter ms.)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Modiolopsis minus (Salter ms.): Holotype

Mytilus minimus Salter

Mytilus mimus Salter

Registration No. A 29998
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Country Scotland
Locality Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Upper Ludlow
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Ludlow Epoch (Silurian Period) (418.7 – 422.9 Ma B.P.)


Reed, F.R.C. 1902 a. Geological Magazine n.s. dec. iv, vol. ix (3): p.257 pl. xvi fig.3

Salter 1873. Catalogue of the Cambrian and Silurian fossils contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge (1): p.182, b.141

Woods, H. 1891. Catalogue of the Type Fossils in the Woodwardian Museum, Cambridge. Henry Woods with preface by T. McKenny Hughes CUP. 180+xiv SPL: II. 16 (2): p.82

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