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Fossil specimen : BGS GSd4826 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Megacucullaea forbesi (Pictet & Campiche)
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Megacucullaea forbesi (Pictet & Campiche)

Noramya forbesi (Pictet & Campiche)

Registration No. GSd4826
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Geol soc Coll Warburton 1911
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Formerly L22
Country England
Locality Sandown Isle of Wight
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.)


Forbes. 1845. Quart Journ Geol Soc p.245 III fig 5

Pictet & Campiche. 1866. Foss Terr Cret de Shecroix (Mat Pal Suisse). 4 p.491

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