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Fossil specimen : BGS GSE5489 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Trigoniida

Fossil Name Trigonia (Vaugonia) staffinensis Anderson & Cox
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Trigonia (Vaugonia) staffinensis Anderson & Cox – See Anderson & Cox (1948): Holotype

Registration No. GSE5489
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Belemnite Sands Great Estuarine Series
Country Scotland
Locality Staffin Bay, Isle of Skye.
Grid Reference Available from host institution
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 9

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1: nice brachiopod, no holes /BGS/GSE_5489

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