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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM51481 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Gervillia richardsoni Paris
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Gervillia richardsoni Paris – See Paris, ET (1911): Holotype

Registration No. GSM51481
Collector Richardson, L. Collection
Donor or Associated Person Richardson, L. 1931
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Mid Jurassic - Bed 18.
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.)


Paris, ET. 1911. Proc Cotteswold Club XXVII.,figs3a,b

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