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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM8636 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Cardiida

Fossil Name Quenstedtia staffinensis (Forbes)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Quenstedtia staffinensis (Forbes) – See Forbes (1851): Holotype

Provenance
Registration No. GSM8636
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.
Location
Country Scotland
Locality Staffin Bay - 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.113

Cox & Arkell. 1948. British GO Mollusc - Palaeont Soc p.38

Forbes. 1851. Q.J.G.S pl5.,fig5

Available Images

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