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Fossil specimen : OUM J.08255 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Pectinida

Fossil Name Eopecten spondyloides (Roemer, 1836)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Eopecten spondyloides (Roemer, 1836) – See Johnson (1984)

Velata anglica Arkell, 1931 – See Arkell (1931): Holotype

Velopecten velatus Goldfuss, 1833 – See Arkell (1926)

Registration No. J.08255
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 Windmill Quarry, Headington, Oxford, 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. p. 549; pl. XXXIV, fig. 6

ARKELL, W.J. 1931. A Monograph of British Corallian Lamellibranchia, part 3. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 105-132, pls IX-XII. p. 120; pl. IX, figs 1, 1a

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. 157

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