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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM18668 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Arca albae-cretae (Tate)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Arca albae-cretae (Tate)

Registration No. GSM18668
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Portlock Collection
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Ireland
Locality Ireland
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Chalk Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Maastrichtian Age (Cretaceous Period) – Cenomanian Age (Cretaceous Period) (65.5 – 99.6 Ma B.P.)


Portlock. 1843. Report p.442

Tate. QGJS p.40

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