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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM49036 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name ?Myoconcha actaeon Morris & Lycett ex d'Orbigny
Type Status Holotype
Name History

?Myoconcha actaeon Morris & Lycett ex d'Orbigny

Modiola subreniformis Morris & Lycett

Mytilus solenoides var subreniformis Morris & Lycett – See Morris & Lycett (1853)

Registration No. GSM49036
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.6

Morris & Lycett. 1853. Palaeont Soc Great oolite Mollusca 4 fig 11

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