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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM11440 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Myophorella (Trigonia) woodwardi (Lycett)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Myophorella (Trigonia) woodwardi (Lycett) – See Lycett, J (1874): Holotype

Provenance
Registration No. GSM11440
Collector Playdell Collection. 1875
Donor or Associated Person Col. Mansell Playdell pres'd. 1875
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Kimmeridge Clay. Note: this quite large specimen was treated with Vinyl Acetate in May 1948.
Location
Country England
Locality Dorset.
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Kimmeridge Clay Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Kimmeridgian Age (Jurassic Period) (150.8 – 155.6 Ma B.P.)

References
References

Lycett, J. 1874. Mon Pal Soc - British Fossil Trigoniae pl17.,fig1

Available Images

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Steroscopic photographs

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