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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM11901 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Myophorella (Pseudomyophorella) densinoda (Etheridge)
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Myophorella (Pseudomyophorella) densinoda (Etheridge) – See Kelly, SRA (1984): Syntype

Registration No. GSM11901
Collector Andrews Collection. 1881
Donor or Associated Person Andrews, Rev, WR. 1881
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Purbeck - Durlston Formation - Cinder Bed.
Country England
Locality 1 mile West of Dinton Station - Salisbury - Wiltshire.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Purbeck Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Berriasian Age (Cretaceous Period) – Tithonian Age (Jurassic Period) (139.4 – 152.1 Ma B.P.)


Kelly, SRA. 1984. Bivalvia of the Spilsby Sandstone & Sandringham Sands - Mon Pal Soc p.88 pl19.,fig6

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