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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM7014 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Leptodesma (Leptodesma) citimum Whidborne
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Leptodesma (Leptodesma) citimum Whidborne

Registration No. GSM7014
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Wyatt-Edgell Coll. 1868
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Marwood,North 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.)


Amler 1995 Geol et Palaeont 29 p.41 pl.7,fig.10

Whidborne 1897 Mon Pal Soc p.120 pl.13,figs. 7,7a

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