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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM8640 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Protomiodon (Staffinella) staffinensis Anderson & Cox
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Protomiodon (Staffinella) staffinensis Anderson & Cox – See Forbes (1850): Holotype

Provenance
Registration No. GSM8640
Collector Murchison Collection.
Donor or Associated Person Murchison, Sir, RI. 1851
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Great Estuarine Series.
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.111 pl2.,fig7

Casey, R. 1952. Proc Malac Soc p.141 21,22

Cox & Arkell. 1948. British GO Mollusc - Palaeont Soc p.30

Forbes. 1850. Q.J.G.S pl5.,fig8

Available Images

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/BGS/P817962.JP2

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