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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM48589 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Pholadida

Fossil Name Corbula chilmarkensis Cox
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Corbula chilmarkensis Cox – See Cox, LR (1929): Holotype

Provenance
Registration No. GSM48589
Collector Hudleston Collection. 1895
Donor or Associated Person Presented by Raisin, Miss CA. 1920
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Portland Stone.
Location
Country England
Locality Chilmark - Wiltshire
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

Cox, LR. 1929. Dorset Nat.Hist. & Arch. Soc pl6.,figs10a,b,c

Available Images

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Steroscopic photographs

/BGS/P836721.JP2

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/BGS/P836722.JP2

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