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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM6450 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Nuculoida

Fossil Name Nucula (Pectinucula) pectinata cretae Gardiner
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Nucula (Pectinucula) pectinata cretae Gardiner

Nucula antiquata Sowerby

Registration No. GSM6450
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Morris Collection
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) (99.6 – 112 Ma B.P.)


Gardner J S. 1884. Quart J GeolSoc p.132

Woods H. 1899. Mon Pal Soc Cretaceous Lamellibranchia p.18 III fig 13 14

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