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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM12397 – Lectotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Vanuxemia bulla (Salter)
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Vanuxemia bulla (Salter)

Palaearca bulla Salter

Provenance
Registration No. GSM12397
Collector Museum
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments
Location
Country Wales
Locality Allt-y-Gadair
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Allt-Tair-Ffynnon Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Longvillian Substage (Ordovician Period) – Soudleyan Substage (Ordovician Period) (455 – 457 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Katian Age – Sandbian Age ]

References
References

Figd Mem Geol Surv (1866) Vol 3 p.343 Woodcut 13 fig 3

Tunnicliff 1987 Pal Vol 30, Part 4 p.680 pl 76 figs 11,15

Available Images

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/BGS/P820845.JP2

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/BGS/P823292.JP2

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