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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM7016 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Leptodesma (Leptodesma) cultellatum Whidborne
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Leptodesma (Leptodesma) cultellatum Whidborne

Chonatacean sp

Registration No. GSM7016
Collector no history
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments GSM 7015 and 7016 are counterparts
Country England
Locality Braunton Down,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.43 pl.5,figs. 5,7

Whidborne 1896 Mon Pal Soc p.121-122 pl.14,figs2,2a

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