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Fossil specimen : BGS GSd5977 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Spondylus guttarus (Sharpe)
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Spondylus guttarus (Sharpe)

Registration No. GSd5977
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Geol Soc Coll (Sharpe Coll) 1911
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Faringdon Greensand
Country England
Locality Faringdon.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lower Greensand Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Albian Age (Cretaceous Period) – Aptian Age (Cretaceous Period) (100.5 – 126.3 Ma B.P.)


Sharpe. 1854. Quart Journ Geol Soc p.197 6 fig 4a 4b

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