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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM27075 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Pterotrigonia vectiana (Lycett)
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Pterotrigonia vectiana (Lycett)

Trigonia vectiana Lycett

Registration No. GSM27075
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Lycett J Collection 1879
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Perna bed
Country England
Locality Isle of Wight.
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.)


Casey. 1961. Palaeontology p.577

Lycett. 1875. Mon Palaeont Soc british Fossil Trigoniae p.123-125 XXIV fig 10a b

Woods H. 1900. Mon Pal Soc Cretaceous Lamellibranchia p.84-85

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