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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM8637 – Lectotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Astarte hebridica Anderson & Cox
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Astarte hebridica Anderson & Cox – See Forbes (1851): Lectotype

Provenance
Registration No. GSM8637
Collector Murchison Collection.
Donor or Associated Person Murchison, Sir, RI. 1851
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Great Estuarine Series - Belemnite Sands. Note: there are 2 specimens in this same sample box: GSM 8637 & 8638.
Location
Country Scotland
Locality Loch Staffin - Isle of Skye.
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Great Estuarine Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Bathonian Age (Jurassic Period) – Bajocian Age (Jurassic Period) (164.7 – 171.6 Ma B.P.)

References
References

Anderson & Cox. 1948. Proc.Roy.Phys.Soc p.109 pl1.,fig10

Cox & Arkell. 1948. British GO Mollusc - Palaeont Soc p.26

Forbes. 1851. Q.J.G.S Fig 6

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