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Fossil specimen : OUM J.02357 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Pectinida

Fossil Name Camptonectes giganteus Arkell, 1926
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Camptonectes giganteus Arkell, 1926 – See Donovan (1953): Syntype

Camptonectes giganteus Arkell, 1926 – See Arkell (1930): Syntype

Camptonectes giganteus Arkell, 1926 – See Arkell (1926): Syntype

Registration No. J.02357
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Hambidge, H.J.
Held By Oxford University Museum of Natural History Logo Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Country England
Locality Little London, Kennington, Oxfordshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Beckley Sand Member, Shell-cum-Pebble Bed
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Oxfordian Age (Jurassic Period) (157.3 – 163.5 Ma B.P.)


ARKELL, W.J. 1926. Studies in the Corallian Lamellibranch fauna of Oxford, Berks and Wilts, II. Pectinidae. Geol. Mag., LXIII, 534-555. pp. 544 - 545

ARKELL, W.J. 1930. A Monograph of British Corallian Lamellibranchia, part 2. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 73-104, pls V-VIII. p. 100; pl. VII, fig. 3

DONOVAN, D.T. 1953. The Jurassic and Cretaceous stratigraphy and palaeontology of Traill Ø, East Greenland. Meddr Grønland, III (4), 1-150, pls 1-25. p. 70

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