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Fossil specimen : BGS Geol.Soc.Coll.2868 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Plicatula lamellosa (Rouillier & Vossinsky)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Plicatula lamellosa (Rouillier & Vossinsky) – See Cox, LR (1929): Holotype

Provenance
Registration No. Geol.Soc.Coll.2868
Collector Geol.Soc.Coll. [No name] 1851
Donor or Associated Person Geological Society. 1911
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Portland Stone [Oolite]. Note: there ought to be 6 specimens together in this sample box: Geol.Soc.Coll. 2868 plus GSd 6383 up to 6387 but 6386 & 6387 were removed by JCT for British Fossils Exhib on 19.10.1979 and not returned OR may turn up later in another tray. CT. 12.5.2011.
Location
Country England
Locality Portland Island - Weymouth - Dorset.
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Portland Stone Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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

References
References

Cited in synon. Kelly. 1984. Mon Pal Soc p.56

Cox, LR. 1929. Dorset Nat.Hist. & Arch. Soc pl4.,fig3

Available Images

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