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Fossil specimen : BGS Gsd4821 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Septifer lineatus (Sowerby J de C)
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Septifer lineatus (Sowerby J de C)

Septifer sublineatus d'Orbigny

Registration No. Gsd4821
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Geol Soc Coll Fitton Dr 1911
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
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. QJGS p.248

Sowerby J de C. 1836. in Fitton Trans Geol Soc. Ser 2 p.129 XIV fig 2a

Woods H. 1900. Mon Palaeont Soc p.107-110

d'Orbigny. 1850. Prods de Pal p.81

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