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Fossil specimen : SM J 4772 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Astarte elegans var. munda Whidborne
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Astarte elegans var. munda Whidborne: Holotype

Provenance
Registration No. J 4772
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
Comments
Location
Country England
Locality Hardington, Yeovil, Somerset, England
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Inferior Oolite
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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

References
References

Whidborne 1883 b. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. xxxix (1): p.527 pl. xix fig.4

Woods, H. 1891. Catalogue of the Type Fossils in the Woodwardian Museum, Cambridge. Henry Woods with preface by T. McKenny Hughes CUP. 180+xiv SPL: II. 16 (2): p.70

Available Images

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