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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM48594 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Trigoniida

Fossil Name Trigonia wightensis Strand
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Trigonia wightensis Strand – See Cox, LR (1929)

Pyriporopsis portlandendis Pohowsky – See Pohowsky, RA (1973): Paratype

Registration No. GSM48594
Collector Hudleston Collection. 1890
Donor or Associated Person Presented by Raisin, Miss CA. 1920
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Portland Stone - top beds.
Country England
Locality Swindon - Wiltshire. [No more detail].
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Portland Stone Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Tithonian Age (Jurassic Period) (145 – 152.1 Ma B.P.)


Cox, LR. 1929. Dorset Nat.Hist. & Arch. Soc pl3.,fig1

Pohowsky, RA. [in]. 1973. GP. Larwood's 'Living & Fossil Bryzoa' p.450 plI.,figs1,5

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