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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM7867 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Hippopodium gigas Tate
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Hippopodium gigas Tate: Holotype

Provenance
Registration No. GSM7867
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Tate Collection 1875
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments
Location
Country England
Locality Guisborough, N Riding of Yorkshire
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Middle Lias (Undifferentiated)
Biozone spinatum
Geological Age

Toarcian Age (Jurassic Period) – Pliensbachian Age (Jurassic Period) (175.6 – 189.6 Ma B.P.)

References
References

Tate, R & Blake, JF. 1876. The Yorkshire Lias pl.XIII 5

Available Images

High resolution photographs

/BGS/P832668.JP2

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/BGS/P832671.JP2

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Steroscopic photographs

/BGS/P833389.JP2

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