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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM10105 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Trigoniida

Fossil Name Trigonia (Vaugonia) flecta (Morris & Lycett)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Trigonia (Vaugonia) flecta (Morris & Lycett) – See Morris & Lycett (1853): Holotype

Registration No. GSM10105
Collector Lycett Collection.
Donor or Associated Person Lycett, J. 1867
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Forest Marble.
Country England
Locality Tetbury Road Station - Gloucestershire.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Forest Marble Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


Cox & Arkell. 1948. Palaeont Soc p.22

Morris & Lycett. 1853. Palaeont.Soc. - Great Oolite Mollusca pl5.,fig20

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