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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM8614 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Protomiodon brycei (Tate)
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Protomiodon brycei (Tate) – See Tate, R (1873): Syntype

Registration No. GSM8614
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 2 specimens together in this same sample box: GSM 8613 & 8614 in tray 480850.
Country Scotland
Locality Isle of 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.110 pl2.,figs1a,b

Tate, R. 1873. Q.J.G.S p.349 pl12.,fig1b Text-fig 2

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