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Fossil specimen : BGS Geol.Soc.Coll.2056 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Pectinida

Fossil Name Lima expansa Forbes
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Lima expansa Forbes

Pseudolimea parallela (Sowerby J)

Registration No. Geol.Soc.Coll.2056
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Geol Soc Coll Simons FJ 1911
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Lower Aptian probably Atherfield Clay see pgs 141 and 208
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 E. 1845. Quart Jouirn Geol Soc p.249 III fig II

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