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Fossil specimen : BGS Geol.Soc.Coll.2142 – Syntype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Cardiida

Fossil Name Protocardia sphaeroidea (Forbes)
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Protocardia sphaeroidea (Forbes)

Cardium dissimile

Provenance
Registration No. Geol.Soc.Coll.2142
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Geol Soc Fitton Dr 1911
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments
Location
Country England
Locality Boughton near Hythe Kent
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Lower Greensand Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Albian Age (Cretaceous Period) – Aptian Age (Cretaceous Period) (99.6 – 125 Ma B.P.)

References
References

Forbes E. 1845. QJGS p.243

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/BGS/P833543.JP2

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/BGS/P833546.JP2

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/BGS/P833547.JP2

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/BGS/P834283.JP2

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