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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM8869 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Trichites nodosus Lycett
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Trichites nodosus Lycett – See Lycett, J (1850): Holotype

Registration No. GSM8869
Collector Lycett Collection
Donor or Associated Person Name not available 1867
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Inferior Oolite - Clypeus Grit.
Country England
Locality Nailsworth - Gloucestershire.
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 & Arkell. 1948. Palaeont Soc.Mon p.11

Lycett, J. 1850. Ann Mag Nat Hist. 2nd Series plX, upper fig

Morris & Lycett. 1853. Palaeont.Soc. - Gt Oolite Mollusca pl3.,fig11

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