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Fossil specimen : BGS Za1391 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Plagiostoma juniperi (Cox)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Plagiostoma juniperi (Cox) – See Cox, LR (1943): Holotype

Registration No. Za1391
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Richardson, L.
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Inferior Oolite - Bradfordensis. Note: both Za 1391 & Za 1473 are in the same sample box together in tray 480505.
Country England
Locality Frith Quarry - Stroud - Glos.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Inferior Oolite Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Bathonian Age (Jurassic Period) – Aalenian Age (Jurassic Period) (164.7 – 175.6 Ma B.P.)


Cox, LR. 1943. Proc Malac Soc p.163 14 27a-c

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