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Fossil specimen : BGS Geol.Soc.Coll.2136 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Nemocardium (Patulum) ibbetsoni (Forbes)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Nemocardium (Patulum) ibbetsoni (Forbes)

Registration No. Geol.Soc.Coll.2136
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Geol Soc(Forbes&Ibbetson) 1911
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Atherfield
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 E. 1845. Quart Journ Geol Soc p.244 II fig 9

Woods H. 1908. Mon Palaeont Soc Gretaceous Lamellibranchia p.201-202

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