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Fossil specimen : BGS CE4504 –

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Lyapinella groenlandica Kelly
Type Status
Name History

Lyapinella groenlandica Kelly

Registration No. CE4504
Collector Casey, R. & Joseph, LA. [BGS] 1964
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Mintlyn Beds - Surites (Bojarkia) stenomphalus zone. There is also one cast plus 2 photos of this specimen. Label states "Paratype" but gives no publication details.
Country England
Locality Road Cutting - Mintlyn Wood - Norfolk.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Mintlyn Member
Biozone stenomphalus
Geological Age

Valanginian Age (Cretaceous Period) – Berriasian Age (Cretaceous Period) (133.9 – 145 Ma B.P.)


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