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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM48764 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Pseudomonotis portlandica Cox
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Pseudomonotis portlandica Cox – See Cox, LR (1929): Holotype

Registration No. GSM48764
Collector Museum Colletion.
Donor or Associated Person No History. [No Name...]
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Portland Stone [shell-bed].
Country England
Locality Portland Island - Weymouth - Dorset.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Portland Stone Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


Cox, LR. 1929. Dorset Nat.Hist. & Arch. Soc pl2.,fig5

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