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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM6928 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Myalina damnoniense (Phillips)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Myalina damnoniense (Phillips)

Mytilius damnoniense Phill

Registration No. GSM6928
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person R.A.Godwin-Austen 1849
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Dons.1.p.21
Country England
Locality Newton Bushel,Devon
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Middle Devonian (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Mid Devonian Epoch (Devonian Period) (385.3 – 397.5 Ma B.P.)


Phillips 1841 Pal Foss pl.3,fig.61

Whidborne 1892 Mon Pal Soc pl.3,fig.6

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