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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM7860 – Neotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Carditida

Fossil Name Cardinia laevis Young & Bird
Type Status Neotype
Name History

Cardinia laevis Young & Bird

Registration No. GSM7860
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Tate,R Esq 1875
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Eston
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Middle Lias (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


Cox,LR. 1961. Proc Malac Soc. 34(6) pl 14,fig 6

Palmer,CP. 1975. Bull BMNH. 26(1) p.24 pl 3,fig 4

Tate R & Blake,JF. 1876. The Yorkshire Lias p.391 pl 11,fig 12

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