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Fossil specimen : BGS Geol.Soc.Coll.2892 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Lucina portlandica Sowerby, J de C.
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Lucina portlandica Sowerby, J de C. – See Sowerby, J de C. in Fitton (1836): Syntype

Registration No. Geol.Soc.Coll.2892
Collector Geol.Soc.Coll. [ex Dr.Fitton] 1851
Donor or Associated Person Geological Society. 1911
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Portland Oolite. Note: there are 6 specimens in this sample box in tray 481350: Geol.Soc.Coll 2892 plus GSDd 6083 up to 6087.
Country England
Locality Swindon - Wiltshire. [No more detail].
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Portland Formation (Wiltshire, Oxfordshire And Buckinghamshire)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


Sowerby, J de C. in Fitton. 1836. Trans.Geol.Soc. 2nd Series p.347 plXXII.,fig12

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