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Fossil specimen : OUM J.08256 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Pectinida

Fossil Name Velata anglica Arkell, 1931
Type Status Paratype
Name History

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

Registration No. J.08256
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 Well near Pen Hill, Stratton St Margaret, Wiltshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit ? Lower Calcareous Grit Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


ARKELL, W.J. 1931. A Monograph of British Corallian Lamellibranchia, part 3. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 105-132, pls IX-XII. p. 120; pl. IX, fig. 2

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