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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM45940 – Paratype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Cardiida

Fossil Name Tancredia astartiformis Cox
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Tancredia astartiformis Cox – See Cox (1929): Paratype

Provenance
Registration No. GSM45940
Collector Hudleston Collection. 1875
Donor or Associated Person Presented by Raisin, Miss CA. 1920
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Kimmeridge Clay - pertinatus zone. Note: there are 2 specimens in this sample box in tray 481261: GSM 45939 & 45940.
Location
Country England
Locality Swindon Railway - Wiltshire.
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

Cox. 1929. Ann Mag Nat Hist. Series 10 pl13.,figs1,2

Available Images

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Steroscopic photographs

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