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Fossil specimen : SM G 284 - G 295 – Paratype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Mytilida

Fossil Name Modiola
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Modiola

Mytilus sphinx Wills: Paratype

Provenance
Registration No. G 284 - G 295
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Wills, Leonard Johnston (1884-1979)
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Comments
Location
Country England
Locality Griffin's South Quarry (top), Bromsgrove (1 mile S.W., quarries), Worcestershire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Lower Keuper (waterstones, grey shale)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Ladinian Age (Triassic Period) – Early Jurassic Epoch (Jurassic Period) (228.7 – 199.6 Ma B.P.)

References
References

Rose, G.N. & Kent, P.E. 1955. Geological Magazine vol. xcii (3): p.478

Wills 1935 a. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association vol. xlvi (2): p.241

Wills, L.J. 1910. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association vol. xxi (1): pp.249-341, pp.265, 301

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