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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM8863 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Gervillia compressa Whidborne
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Gervillia compressa Whidborne – See Whidborne (1883): Holotype

Registration No. GSM8863
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Lycett Collection 1867
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Inferior Oolite - Bradfordensis or Murchisonae.
Country England
Locality Nailsworth - Gloucestershire.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Unknown Stratigraphy Of Any Age
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Not Available () (0 – 0 Ma B.P.)


Whidborne, Rev. GF. 1883. Q.J.G.S p.517 XVI 6

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