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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM98593 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Pachythaerus tealli Casey
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Pachythaerus tealli Casey

Registration No. GSM98593
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Casey Dr R 1960
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Potton - Bedfordshire.
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.579 80 fig 6

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