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Fossil specimen : BGS GSd5825 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Calva (Cnimea) caperata (Sowerby J de C)
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Calva (Cnimea) caperata (Sowerby J de C)

Registration No. GSd5825
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Geol Soc (de la Beche) 1911
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Lyme Regis,Dorset.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Upper Greensand Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Cenomanian Age (Cretaceous Period) – Albian Age (Cretaceous Period) (93.9 – 113 Ma B.P.)


Sowerby J de C. 1825. Mineral Conch p.21 DXVIII fig 2

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