GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : BGS GSM7830 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Chlamys suttonensis (Tawney)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Chlamys suttonensis (Tawney)

Provenance
Registration No. GSM7830
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Tawney, EB. 1902
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Lower Lias - Sutton Stone. (Note; not sure which Sutton this belongs to, there are two Suttons in the Vale of Glamorgan?).
Location
Country Wales
Locality Sutton, Glamorgan
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Lias Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Aalenian Age (Jurassic Period) – Rhaetian Age (Triassic Period) (171.6 – 203.6 Ma B.P.)

References
References

Tawney 1866 Quart Journ Geol Soc Vol 22 (Pecten suttonensis Tawney) p.81 pliii.,fig3

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