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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM8626 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Pholadida

Fossil Name Corbula hebridica Tate
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Corbula hebridica Tate – See Anderson & Cox (1948): Syntype

Registration No. GSM8626
Collector Tate Collection.
Donor or Associated Person Tate, R. 1873
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Great Estuarine Series. Note: there are 3 specimens in this same sample box: GSM 8624 to 8426. There is also a pink piece of paper on specimen 8626 which apparently points to what may be the rostrum of Cuspidaria ibbetsoni (Morris).
Country Scotland
Locality Loch Bay - Dunvegan - Skye.
Grid Reference Not available
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.)


Anderson & Cox. 1948. Proc.Roy.Phys.Soc p.114

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