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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM45940 – Paratype

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

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.
Country England
Locality Swindon Railway - Wiltshire.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Kimmeridge Clay Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


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

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