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Fossil specimen : OUM E.03582 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Pectinida

Fossil Name Pseudamussium sublobatum (Phillips, 1836)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Pseudamussium sublobatum (Phillips, 1836) – See Hind (1903): Holotype

Avicula sublobata Phillips, 1836 – See Phillips (1836): Holotype

Registration No. E.03582
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person OUM Collection
Held By Oxford University Museum of Natural History Logo Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Comments Hind, 1903, states that specimen is lost, but this is not the case
Country England
Locality Castleton, North Yorkshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Carboniferous Limestone Supergroup
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Mississippian Subperiod (Carboniferous Period) (323.2 – 358.9 Ma B.P.)


HIND, W. 1903. A Monograph of the British Carboniferous Lamellibranchiata. part 3. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), II, 35-124, pls VI-XXI. pp. 110 - 111

PHILLIPS, J. 1836. Illustrations of the Geology of Yorkshire, or a description of the Strata and organic remains, part II - The Mountain Limestone district. John Murray, London, 253 pp., pls I-XXV. p. 211; pl. VI, fig. 25

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