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Fossil specimen : BGS Geol.Soc.Coll.2058 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Pseudolimea parallela (Sowerby J)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Pseudolimea parallela (Sowerby J)

Mantellum parallela Sowerby J

Lima lingua Forbes

Registration No. Geol.Soc.Coll.2058
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Geol Soc Coll Simms FL 1911
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Lower Aptian probably Atherfield Clay
Country England
Locality Hythe Kent
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. QJGS p.249 III fig 10

Woods H. 1904. Mon Palaeont Soc Cretaceous Lamell p.30

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