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Fossil specimen : SM E 4949 a – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Chordata

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Platysomus tenuistriatus Traquair
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Platysomus tenuistriatus Traquair: Syntype

Platysomus tenuistriatus Traquair

Registration No. E 4949 a
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Binney, Edward William (1812-1881)
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Comments part and counterpart : (parts a-b)
Country England
Locality Stanton-by-Dale, Derbyshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Dalemoor Rake Ironstone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Pennsylvanian Subperiod (Carboniferous Period) (298.9 – 323.2 Ma B.P.)


Traquair 1879. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh: Earth Sciences vol. xxix (2): p.369

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