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Fossil specimen : BGS R3917 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

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

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

Registration No. R3917
Collector British Geological Survey 1883
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Quarry - Nettleham - Lincoln.
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.167-168 pl17.,figs44a,b

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