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Fossil specimen : BGS Geol.Soc.Coll.2124 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Cardium benstedi Forbes
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Cardium benstedi Forbes

Provenance
Registration No. Geol.Soc.Coll.2124
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Geol Soc 1911
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments
Location
Country England
Locality Maidstone - Kent.
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Lower Greensand Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Albian Age (Cretaceous Period) – Aptian Age (Cretaceous Period) (99.6 – 125 Ma B.P.)

References
References

Forbes. 1845. QJGS p.244

Woods H. 1908. Mon Palaeont Soc p.202

Available Images

High resolution photographs

/BGS/P836056.JP2

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/BGS/P836089.JP2

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Steroscopic photographs

/BGS/P836691.JP2

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/BGS/P836702.JP2

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