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Fossil specimen : BGS Geol.Soc.Coll.2901 – Syntype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Astarte rugosa (J de C Sowerby)
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Astarte rugosa (J de C Sowerby) – See J de C Sowerby (1836): Syntype

Provenance
Registration No. Geol.Soc.Coll.2901
Collector Geological Society Collection 1832
Donor or Associated Person (W.H. Fitton) 1911
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Portland Oolite, "Upper Bed" of quarry. Note: There are 5 specimens in the same sample box. Geol.Soc.Coll 2901, GSd 6088 to 6091.
Location
Country England
Locality Swindon - Great Quarry - Wiltshire.
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Portland Formation (Wiltshire, Oxfordshire And Buckinghamshire)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Tithonian Age (Jurassic Period) (145.5 – 150.8 Ma B.P.)

References
References

J.de.C.Sowerby. 1836. Trans. Geol. Soc. 2nd Series p.347 pl. XXII., fig.13.top fig

Available Images

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Steroscopic photographs

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