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Fossil specimen : BGS GSa2733 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Pholadomyida

Fossil Name Pholadomya gigantea (Sowerby J de C)
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Pholadomya gigantea (Sowerby J de C)

Registration No. GSa2733
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Geol Soc Hills Mr 1911
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Hythe beds
Country England
Locality Court at Street Kent
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.)


Sowerby J de C in Fitton. 1836. Trans Geol Soc p.130

Woods. 1909. Mon Pal Soc Cretaceous Lamellibranchia p.248

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