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Fossil specimen : SM J 4754 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Ostreoida

Fossil Name Gryphaea cygnoides Whidborne
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Gryphaea cygnoides Whidborne: Paratype

Registration No. J 4754
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Whidborne, George Ferris (1845-1910)
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Country England
Locality Broadwindsor, Dorset, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Inferior Oolite
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Bathonian Age (Jurassic Period) – Aalenian Age (Jurassic Period) (164.7 – 175.6 Ma B.P.)


Whidborne 1883 b. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. xxxix (1): p.494

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