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Fossil specimen : BGS Zv2018 – Paralectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

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

Vanuxemia bulla (Salter)

Registration No. Zv2018
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Mr Prosser
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Paralectotype
Country Wales
Locality Allt-y-Gader, Llanfyllin, Powys
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Caradoc Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Caradoc Series (Ordovician Period) (449 – 458.4 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Late Ordovician Epoch ]


Tunnicliff 1987 Pal Vol 30, Part 4 p.680 pl 77 fig 11

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