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Fossil specimen : OUM J.08151 – Neotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Pectinida

Fossil Name Entolium (Entolium) corneolum (Young & Bird, 1828)
Type Status Neotype
Name History

Entolium (Entolium) corneolum (Young & Bird, 1828) – See Johnson (1984): Neotype

Entolium (Entolium) corneolum (Young & Bird, 1828) – See Duff (1978): Neotype

Entolium corneolum (Young & Bird, 1828) – See Cox & Arkell (1948)

Entolium demissum (Phillips, 1829) – See Arkell (1930)

Registration No. J.08151
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By Oxford University Museum of Natural History Logo Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Country England
Locality Malton, North Yorkshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Osmington Oolite Formation
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. p. 91; pl. VII, fig. 4

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. 15

DUFF, K.L. 1978. Bivalvia from the English Lower Oxford Clay (Middle Jurassic). Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 1-137, pls 1-13. pp. 62 - 64

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. 47, 49

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