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Fossil specimen : BGS Geol.Soc.Coll.2154 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Sphaera? fibrosa (Forbes)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Sphaera? fibrosa (Forbes)

Corbis fibrosa (Forbes)

Registration No. Geol.Soc.Coll.2154
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Geol Soc 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) (99.6 – 125 Ma B.P.)


Forbes. 1845. QJGS p.239

Woods H. 1908. Palaeont Soc p.159

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