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Fossil specimen : OUM J.00896 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Pholadida

Fossil Name Rostrocorbula ibbetsoni (Morris, 1853)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Rostrocorbula ibbetsoni (Morris, 1853) – See Harper, Palmer & Hudson (2002)

Cuspidaria bathonica Cox & Arkell, 1948 – See Cox & Arkell (1948): Holotype

Neaera ibbetsoni (Morris, 1853) – See Phillips (1871)

Registration No. J.00896
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Phillips, J. or Buckland, W.
Held By Oxford University Museum of Natural History Logo Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Country England
Locality Stonesfield, Oxfordshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Stonesfield Slate
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. pp. 46, 47

HARPER, E.M., PALMER, T.J. and HUDSON, J.D. 2002. The Middle Jurassic Bivalve 'Cuspidaria' ibbetsoni: a corbulid not a septibranch. Palaeontology, 45 (4), 759-769. pp. 765, 766

PHILLIPS, J. 1871. Geology of Oxford and the Valley of the Thames. Clarendon Press, Oxford, xxiv + 523 pp., diagrs I-CCVII. pp. 176, 181; pl. X, fig. 14

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