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Fossil specimen : SM B 5689 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Trigoniida

Fossil Name Trigonia debilis Lycett
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Trigonia debilis Lycett: Holotype

Registration No. B 5689
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Meyer
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Dunscombe, Devon, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit [Cenomanian]
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Cenomanian Age (Cretaceous Period) (93.9 – 100.5 Ma B.P.)


Jukes-Browne, A.J. 1903. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of England and Wales Cretaceous Rocks of Britain vol. ii (1): pp.124-144

Lycett, J. 1877. A monograph of the British fossil Trigoniae Palaeontographical Society Monographs (1): p.189 pl. xl fig.8

Meyer, C.J.A. 1874. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. xxx (2): p.374

Woods 1899 b. A monograph of the Cretaceous Lamellibranchiata Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. i (2): p.78

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