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Fossil specimen : OUM J.02361 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Pectinida

Fossil Name Camptonectes (Camptonectes) auritus (Schlötheim, 1813)
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Camptonectes (Camptonectes) auritus (Schlötheim, 1813) – See Johnson (1984)

Camptonectes sandsfootensis Arkell, 1928 – See Arkell (1930): Paratype

Registration No. J.02361
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Buckland, W.
Held By Oxford University Museum of Natural History Logo Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Country England
Locality Railway cutting or borrowpits, South Marston, near Swindon, Wiltshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Upper Calcareous Grit Formation, Ironshot Oolite
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


ARKELL, W.J. 1930. A Monograph of British Corallian Lamellibranchia, part 2. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 73-104, pls V-VIII, i-xxii (Additional Notes and Corrections). pp. 101 - 102, p. xii of Additional Notes and Corrections; pl. LVI, fig. 8

JOHNSON, A.L.A. 1984. The Palaeobiology of the bivalve families Pectinidae and Propeamussiidae in the Jurassic of Europe. Zitteliana, 11, 1-235, 11 pls. pp. 116, 123

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