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Fossil specimen : OUM J.00860 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Pectinida

Fossil Name Limatula cerealis Arkell, 1932
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Limatula cerealis Arkell, 1932 – See Cox & Arkell (1948): Syntype

Limatula cerealis Arkell, 1932 – See Douglas & Arkell (1932): Syntype

Limatula gibbosa (Morris & Lycett, 1853) – See Douglas & Arkell (1928)

Registration No. J.00860
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Douglas, J.A. & Arkell, W.J.
Held By Oxford University Museum of Natural History Logo Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Country England
Locality Ducklington Lane Quarry, Witney, Oxfordshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Lower Cornbrash
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Bathonian Age (Jurassic Period) (166.1 – 168.3 Ma B.P.)


COX, L.R. and ARKELL, W.J. 1948-1950. A survey of the Mollusca of the British Great Oolite Series. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 1-105. p. 18

DOUGLAS, J.A. and ARKELL, W.J. 1928. The stratigraphical distribution of the Cornbrash: I. The South-Western Area. Q. Jl. geol. Soc. Lond., LXXXIV (1), 117-178, pls IX-XII. p. 132

DOUGLAS, J.A. and ARKELL, W.J. 1932. The stratigraphical distribution of the Cornbrash: II. The North-Eastern Area. Q. Jl. geol. Soc., Lond., LXXXVIII, 112-170, pls X-XII. p. 158; pl. XXII, fig. 11

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