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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM9668 –

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Mactromya impressa (Morris & Lycett)
Type Status
Name History

Mactromya impressa (Morris & Lycett)

Unicardium impressum Morris & Lycett

Registration No. GSM9668
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Lycett purchased 1867
Country England
Locality Minchinhampton Glos
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Great Oolite Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Bathonian Age (Jurassic Period) (166.1 – 168.3 Ma B.P.)


Cox & Arkell. 1948. Palaeontological Society p.35

Morris & Lycett. 1855. Great Oolite Mollusca. Palaeontological Society pl.8 fig 9b

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