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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM7052 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Goniophora? elegans Whidborne
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Goniophora? elegans Whidborne

Digoniomya elegans Whidborne

Registration No. GSM7052
Collector Wyatt-Edgell
Donor or Associated Person Wyatt-Edgell 1868
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Wyatt-Edgell No. 1999
Country England
Locality Croyde,Devon
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Upper Devonian Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Late Devonian Epoch (Devonian Period) (358.9 – 382.7 Ma B.P.)


Whidborne 1896 Mon Pal Soc pl.13,fig.13

Whidborne 1897 Mon Pal Soc p.117

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