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

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

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.
Country England
Locality Swindon - Great Quarry - Wiltshire.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Portland Formation (Wiltshire, Oxfordshire And Buckinghamshire)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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

References 1836. Trans. Geol. Soc. 2nd Series p.347 pl. XXII., fig

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