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Fossil specimen : BGS Geol.Soc.Coll.1564 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Nuculoida

Fossil Name Nucula impressa Sowerby J de C
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Nucula impressa Sowerby J de C

Registration No. Geol.Soc.Coll.1564
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Geol Soc Fitton Dr 1911
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Blackdown Greensand
Country England
Locality Blackdown Devon
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Greensand Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Albian Age (Cretaceous Period) (100.5 – 113 Ma B.P.)


Sowerby J de C in Fitton. 1836. On the Strata Below the Chalk Trans Geol Soc. 2 p.342 XVII fig 10

Woods H. 1899. Mon Pal Soc Cretaceous Lamellibranchia p.23-24 IV fig 8a b

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