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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM5463 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Cucullaea nana Lycett
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Cucullaea nana Lycett – See Lycett,J (1850): Holotype

Registration No. GSM5463
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Lycett,J 1867
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Shelly Freestone
Country England
Locality Cheltenham,Gloucester
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Inferior Oolite Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Bathonian Age (Jurassic Period) – Aalenian Age (Jurassic Period) (166.1 – 174.1 Ma B.P.)


Lycett,J. 1850. Ann Mag Nat Hist p.425

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