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Fossil specimen : SM B 17681 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

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Fossil Name Freiastarte praetypica Casey
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Freiastarte praetypica Casey: Holotype


Registration No. B 17681
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Wiltshire
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Country England
Locality Folkestone, Kent, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Sandgate Bed (matrix = Bed 1 (Price))
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


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

Woods 1906 a. A monograph of the Cretaceous Lamellibranchiata Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. ii (1): p.111 pl. xv fig. 3

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