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Fossil specimen : SM B 11351 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Astarte senecta Woods ex Bean ms.
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Astarte senecta Woods ex Bean ms.: Syntype

Registration No. B 11351
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 England
Locality Benniworth Haven, Lincolnshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Claxby Ironstone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Hauterivian Age (Cretaceous Period) – Valanginian Age (Cretaceous Period) (130 – 140.2 Ma B.P.)


Woods 1906 a. A monograph of the Cretaceous Lamellibranchiata Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. ii (1): p.106 pl. xiv fig.18

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