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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM16747 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Proveniella meyeri (Woods)
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Proveniella meyeri (Woods)

Cyprina meyeri (Woods)

Registration No. GSM16747
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Fitton Dr 1851
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Perna bed
Country England
Locality Sandown.
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 R. 1952. Proc Malac Soc p.138 9 fig 4 15b 52

Woods H. 1913. Mon Cret Lamellibranch LXII fig 3

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