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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM8642 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Staffinella (Eocallista) maccullochii (Forbes)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Staffinella (Eocallista) maccullochii (Forbes) – See Forbes (1851): Holotype

Provenance
Registration No. GSM8642
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 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.112 pl2.,fig8

Casey, R. 1952. Proc Malac Soc p.141 23

Cox & Arkell. 1948. British GO Mollusc - Palaeont Soc p.33

Forbes. 1851. Q.J.G.S pl5.,fig10

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/BGS/P817966.JP2

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