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Fossil specimen : SM H 363 – Syntype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Prothyris contorta Whidborne
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Prothyris contorta Whidborne

Prothyris scalprata Whidborne: Syntype

Provenance
Registration No. H 363
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Comments
Location
Country England
Locality Sloly, Barnstaple, Devon
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Baggy Bed (top)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Famennian Age (Devonian Period) (359.2 – 374.5 Ma B.P.)

References
References

Whidborne 1896. A monograph of the Devonian fauna of the south of England Palaeontographical Society Monographs (1):

Whidborne 1896. A monograph of the Devonian fauna of the south of England Palaeontographical Society Monographs (1): p.88 pl.ix figs.18,18a

Wilson 1963. Palaeontology vol. 6 (2): pp.138-139

Available Images

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