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Fossil specimen : OUM J.08249 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Pectinida

Fossil Name Radulopecten fibrosus (J. Sowerby, 1816)
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Radulopecten fibrosus (J. Sowerby, 1816) – See Johnson (1984)

Chlamys (Aequipecten) superfibrosa Arkell, 1931 – See Arkell (1931): Syntype

Registration No. J.08249
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Arkell, W.J.
Held By Oxford University Museum of Natural History Logo Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Country England
Locality Stour Provost, Dorset
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Clavellata Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Oxfordian Age (Jurassic Period) (155.6 – 161.2 Ma B.P.)


ARKELL, W.J. 1931. A Monograph of British Corallian Lamellibranchia, part 3. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 105-132, pls IX-XII. p. 114; pl. XI, fig. 15

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. p. 206

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