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Fossil specimen : BGS GSE5486 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Mytilus (Praemytilus) strathairdensis Anderson & Cox
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Mytilus (Praemytilus) strathairdensis Anderson & Cox – See Anderson & Cox (1948): Holotype

Registration No. GSE5486
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Near base of Estheria Shales Great Estuarine Series See A 1249a & b
Country Scotland
Locality Capach Strathaird Skye
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Unknown Stratigraphy Of Any Age
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Not Available () (0 – 0 Ma B.P.)


Anderson FW & Cox LR. 1948. Proc Roy Phys Soc Edin, Vol XXIII, Part 2 pl.I fig 2a

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