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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM7868 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Hippopodium ponderosum Sowerby J
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Hippopodium ponderosum Sowerby J

Registration No. GSM7868
Collector Cross J E
Donor or Associated Person Name not available 1874
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Scunthorpe - Lincolnshire.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lower Lias (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Pliensbachian Age (Jurassic Period) – Hettangian Age (Jurassic Period) (183 – 199.6 Ma B.P.)


Etheridge in Cross. 1875. Quart Journ Geol Soc 5 6

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