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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM10056 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Pholadomyida

Fossil Name Arcomya tumida (Morris & Lycett)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Arcomya tumida (Morris & Lycett) – See Cox & Arkell (1948)

Arcomya tumida (Morris & Lycett) – See Morris & Lycett (1855)

Registration No. GSM10056
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Lycett 1867
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Minchinhampton Glos
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Great Oolite Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Bathonian Age (Jurassic Period) (166.1 – 168.3 Ma B.P.)


Cox & Arkell. 1948. Palaeont Soc p.45

Morris & Lycett. 1855. Palaeont Soc Great Oolite Mollusca 9 2a 2b

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