GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : BGS GSM7841 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Pectinida

Fossil Name Lima (Plagiostoma) planicostata Tawney
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Lima (Plagiostoma) planicostata Tawney

Registration No. GSM7841
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?).
Country Wales
Locality Sutton, Glamorgan
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lias Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


Allen 1905 Mem Geol Surv - Summ of Progress p.175

Tawney 1866 Quart Journ Geol Soc Vol 22 (as Holotype of Lima planicostata Tawney) p.83 pl3.,fig7

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