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Fossil specimen : BGS Geol.Soc.Coll.2050 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Avicula depressa Forbes (non Munster)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Avicula depressa Forbes (non Munster)

Pseudophera subdepressa (d'Orbigny)

Registration No. Geol.Soc.Coll.2050
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Geol Soc (Ibbotson Capt L) 1911
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Atherfield
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.246 3 fig 9

Woods H. 1905. Mon Palaeont Soc p.79

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