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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM7867 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Hippopodium gigas Tate
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Hippopodium gigas Tate: Holotype

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

Toarcian Age (Jurassic Period) – Pliensbachian Age (Jurassic Period) (174.1 – 190.8 Ma B.P.)


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

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