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Fossil specimen : SM B 12824 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Geltena meyeri Casey
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Geltena meyeri Casey: Holotype

Mactra LinnĂ©, 1767

Registration No. B 12824
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Meyer
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Country England
Locality Shanklin, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Urchin Bed
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Aptian Age (Cretaceous Period) (112 – 125 Ma B.P.)


Casey, R. 1961. Palaeontology vol. 3 (2): p.579

Woods 1907. A monograph of the Cretaceous Lamellibranchiata Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. ii (1): p.177 pl. xxvii figs.17 a-b

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