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Fossil specimen : BGS GSd4820 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Septifer lineatus (Sowerby J de C)
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Septifer lineatus (Sowerby J de C): Syntype

Registration No. GSd4820
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Doran Geol Soc Col lFitton 1911
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Hythe Kent
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lower Greensand Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Albian Age (Cretaceous Period) – Aptian Age (Cretaceous Period) (100.5 – 126.3 Ma B.P.)


D'Orbigny. 1850. Prod de Pal, Vol II p.81 see also pg 119 as Septifer sublineatus d Orb

Forbes. 1845. QJGS, Vol I p.248 as Mytilus (Modiola) asper Sowerby

Sowerby J de C in Fitton. 1836. Trans Geol Soc Ser 2, Vol IV p.129 pl.XIV fig 2a as Modiola lineata see also pg 338

Woods. 1900. Mon Pal Soc, Vol I

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