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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM48589 – Holotype

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

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.
Country England
Locality Chilmark - Wiltshire
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 pl6.,figs10a,b,c

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