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Fossil specimen : NMS NMS G.1956.15.21 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Orthonota scotica Lamont
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Orthonota scotica Lamont

Registration No. NMS G.1956.15.21
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By National Museums of Scotland
Country Scotland
Locality 128 yrd. E of quarry in Haggis Conglom, NW of North Esk reservoir, Pentland Hills
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Monoclimacis crenulata Zone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Not Available () (0 – 0 Ma B.P.)


Lamont, A., 1954. Proc. Roy. Soc. Edinb. Vol. LXV, pt. III, p.277 Pl. I, fig. 2

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