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Fossil specimen : BGS GSa2330 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Aucellina gryphaeoidea (Sowerby J de C)
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Aucellina gryphaeoidea (Sowerby J de C)

Registration No. GSa2330
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Geol Soc 1911
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments [one specimen and ? all Barnwell] [? British Association exhibit]
Country England
Locality Cambridge
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Cambridge Greensand Member
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Cenomanian Age (Cretaceous Period) (93.6 – 99.6 Ma B.P.)


Molter AA & Wood CJ. 1983. The biostratigraphy of U Albian Lr Cenomanian Aucellina Zitteliana p.516

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