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Fossil specimen : OUM C.00417 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Nuculoida

Fossil Name Nucula lingualis Phillips, 1848
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Nucula lingualis Phillips, 1848 – See Phillips (1848): Holotype

Registration No. C.00417
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Phillips, J.
Held By Oxford University Museum of Natural History Logo Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Comments ? Upper Llandovery
Country England
Locality Obelisk, Eastnor Park, Herefordshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Unknown
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Llandovery Epoch (Silurian Period) (428.2 – 443.7 Ma B.P.)


PHILLIPS, J. 1848. In PHILLIPS, J. and SALTER, J.W. Palaeontological Appendix to Professor J. Phillips' Memoir on the Malvern Hills, compared with the Palaeozoic districts of Abberley etc. Mem. geol. Surv. G.B., 2 (1), i-xiv., 331-386. pp. 367, xii; pl. XXII, fig. 6

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