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Fossil specimen : NMS NMS G.1886.62.14a – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Polidevcia attenuata traquairi
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Polidevcia attenuata traquairi

Registration No. NMS G.1886.62.14a
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By National Museums of Scotland
Country Scotland
Locality Knockhill Quarry, Strathkinness, near St. Andrews, Fife
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Calciferous sandstone series
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Carboniferous Period (Carboniferous Period) (298.9 – 358.9 Ma B.P.)


Wilson, R.B., 1964. Bull. Geol. Surv. Gt. Brit., num 19, p.64

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