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Fossil specimen : SM J 4774 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Veneroida

Fossil Name Gouldia mitralis Whidborne
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Gouldia mitralis Whidborne: Holotype

Registration No. J 4774
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 Bradford Abbas, Sherborne, Dorset
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Inferior Oolite
Biozone humphreysianum
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.528 pl. xviii figs.18, 18 a

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