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Fossil specimen : BGS GSd6032 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

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Fossil Name Cyclas major Sowerby J de C
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Cyclas major Sowerby J de C

Registration No. GSd6032
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Geol Soc Coll (Fitton Coll) 1911
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality 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.)


Sowerby in Fitton. 1836. Trans Geol Soc p.346

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