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Fossil specimen : BGS P1732 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Plagiostoma richardsoni ropleyense (Cox)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Plagiostoma richardsoni ropleyense (Cox) – See Cox, LR (1943)

Registration No. P1732
Collector British Geological Survey
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Ropsley - Lincolnshire.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lincolnshire Limestone Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Bajocian Age (Jurassic Period) (168.3 – 170.3 Ma B.P.)


Cox, LR. 1943. Proc Malac Soc p.171 pl21.,fig58

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