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Fossil specimen : BGS Geol.Soc.Coll.2152 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Scaphula? austeni (Forbes)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Scaphula? austeni (Forbes)

Hemicardium austeni (Forbes)

Barbatia austeni (Forbes)

Registration No. Geol.Soc.Coll.2152
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Geol Soc Coll Austen RAC 1911
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Peasemarsh near Guldford Surrey
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.244 III fig 3

Woods H. 1899. Mon Palaeont Soc p.38

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