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Fossil specimen : BGS Geol.Soc.Coll.2029 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Placunopsis pseudoradiata d'Orbigny
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Placunopsis pseudoradiata d'Orbigny

Placunopsis radiata Sowerby J de C

Anomia pseudoradiata d'Orbigny

Anomia radiata Sowerby J de C

Registration No. Geol.Soc.Coll.2029
Collector Fitton Dr 1826
Donor or Associated Person Geol Soc Coll 1911
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Near Sandgate 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.250

Sowerby J de C. 1836. Trans Geol Soc p.338 XIX fig 5

d'Orbigny. 1850. Prod de Pal p.84

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