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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM9047 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Plagiostoma oepybolum (Whidborne)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Plagiostoma oepybolum (Whidborne) – See Whidborne (1883): Holotype

Registration No. GSM9047
Collector Day, EH. Collection
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Burstock Grange - Broadminster - Dorset.
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.)


Cox, LR. 1943. Proc Malac Soc p.158

Whidborne, Rev. GF. 1883. Q.J.G.S 17 1

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