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Fossil specimen : BGS GSd6034 –

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Ostreoida

Fossil Name Ostrea distorta Sowerby, J de C.
Type Status
Name History

Ostrea distorta Sowerby, J de C.

Registration No. GSd6034
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 Middle Purbeck.
Country England
Locality Durlston Bay - Swanage.
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Purbeck Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


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