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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM52878 – Undifferentiated Type

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Corbicella complanata Lycett
Type Status Undifferentiated Type
Name History

Corbicella complanata Lycett – See Morris & Lycett (1853)

Registration No. GSM52878
Collector Lycett Collection
Donor or Associated Person Lycett, J. 1864
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Type is Genotype
Country England
Locality Rodborough Hill - Gloucestershire.
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.)


Arkell, WJ. 1934. Ann Mag Nat Hist. Series 10 pl10.,fig1

Cox & Arkell. 1948. Palaeont Soc - Explan of M&L (Bivalves) pl12

Morris & Lycett. 1853. Palaeont.Soc. - Gt Oolite Mollusca pl12.,fig13

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