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Fossil specimen : BGS GSE10345 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

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Fossil Name Cucullaea ardassiensis Arkell
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Cucullaea ardassiensis Arkell

Registration No. GSE10345
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Scotland
Locality Ardassie Point
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Ardassie Limestone Member
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Kimmeridgian Age (Jurassic Period) – Callovian Age (Jurassic Period) (152.1 – 166.1 Ma B.P.)


Arkell WJ. 1936. Corallian Llamellibranchs Mon Pal Soc 52 fig 8

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