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Fossil specimen : BGS Geol.Soc.Coll.11359 – Syntype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Pholadomyida

Fossil Name Pholadomya lirata (Sowerby J)
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Pholadomya lirata (Sowerby J)

Pholadomya murchisoni Sowerby J de C

Provenance
Registration No. Geol.Soc.Coll.11359
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Geol Soc Coll Murchison RI Esq
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Kellaways Rock Roof bed of Coal
Location
Country Scotland
Locality Brora -Sutherland.
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Kellaways Sand Member
Biozone koenigi
Geological Age

Callovian Age (Jurassic Period) (161.2 – 164.7 Ma B.P.)

References
References

Cox & Arkell. 1948. Brit Great Oolite Mollusca Pal Soc Mon p.43

Murchison. 1827. Trans Geol Soc. 2 p.320

Sowerby J de C. 1826. Mineral Conchology p.87 545 fig 2

Available Images

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/BGS/P824861.JP2

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Steroscopic photographs

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