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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM51480 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Gervillella ovata (Sowerby J de C.)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Gervillella ovata (Sowerby J de C.) – See Paris, ET (1911): Holotype

Registration No. GSM51480
Collector Richardson, L. Collection
Donor or Associated Person Richardson, L. 1931
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Mid Jurassic - Perna Bed.
Country England
Locality Bell-Inn (or Bell Inn) Quarry - Enstone - Oxfordshire.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Jurassic Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Jurassic Period (Jurassic Period) (145 – 201.3 Ma B.P.)


Cox & Arkell. 1948. British GO Mollusc - Palaeont Soc p.9

Paris, ET. 1911. Proc Cotteswold Club XXVII.,fig2

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