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Fossil specimen : BGS h117 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Plagiostoma overstonesis Cox
Type Status Holotype
Name History

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

Registration No. h117
Collector British Geological Survey 1869
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Inferior OOlite - Northampton Sands.
Country England
Locality Overstone - Northampton.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Northampton Sand Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Aalenian Age (Jurassic Period) (171.6 – 175.6 Ma B.P.)


Cox, LR. 1943. Proc Malac Soc p.164 pl15.,fig31

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