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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM10855 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Pectinida

Fossil Name Lima (Plagiostoma) bynei Cox & Arkell
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Lima (Plagiostoma) bynei Cox & Arkell – See Cox & Arkell (1948)

Lima (Plagiostoma) semicircularis Goldf – See Morris & Lycett (1853)

Registration No. GSM10855
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Lycett Collection 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.17

Morris & Lycett. 1853. Paleont Soc Great Oolite Mollusca 3 fig 3

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