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Fossil specimen : BGS Geol.Soc.Coll.2032 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Anomia convexa Sowerby J de C
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Anomia convexa Sowerby J de C

Registration No. Geol.Soc.Coll.2032
Collector Fitton 1826
Donor or Associated Person Geol Soc Coll 1911
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Shore East of Shanklin
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.)


Sowerby J de C. 1836. Trans Geol Soc p.338 XIV fig 7

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