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Fossil specimen : BGS GSd6092 – 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): Syntype

Registration No. GSd6092
Collector Geological Society Collection. 1911
Donor or Associated Person (W.H. Fitton) 1911
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Portland Oolite.
Country England
Locality Swindon - 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 in Fitton. 1836. Trans. Geol. Soc. 2nd Series p.347 pl.XXII.,fig 13 bottom fig

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