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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM8621 –

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Placunopsus aesturina (Tate)
Type Status
Name History

Placunopsus aesturina (Tate) – See Tate, R (1873)

Provenance
Registration No. GSM8621
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 8621 to 8623. I see 8622 lying loose, also 8621 is on a little square slab and 8623 is in a little glass tube.
Location
Country Scotland
Locality North Cliff - Portree - 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.107

Cox & Arkell. 1948. Brit.GO Moolusca Palaeont.Soc p.16

Tate, R. 1873. Q.J.G.S pl12.,fig2

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