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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM86403 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Myrene fittoni Casey
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Myrene fittoni Casey

Registration No. GSM86403
Collector survey 1954
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Middle Purbeck Durlston Formation
Country England
Locality Ashdown Bh 1 - Crowborough - E Sussex.
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Cinder Bed
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Tithonian Age (Jurassic Period) (145.5 – 150.8 Ma B.P.)


Casey. 1955. Proc.Malac.Soc p.219 11 1&2

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