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Fossil specimen : OUM J.08295 – Neotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Pectinida

Fossil Name Lima (Plagiostoma) rigida (J. Sowerby, 1816)
Type Status Neotype
Name History

Lima (Plagiostoma) rigida (J. Sowerby, 1816) – See Arkell (1932): Neotype

Lima (Plagiostoma) rigida (J. Sowerby, 1816) – See Arkell (1926): Neotype

Registration No. J.08295
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Arkell, W.J. 1929
Held By Oxford University Museum of Natural History Logo Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Country England
Locality Highworth, Wiltshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Beckley Sand Member, Arkell's Trigonia hudlestoni Beds
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, I. Limidae. Geol. Mag., LXIII, 193-210. p. 204; pl. XXII, figs 1, 2

ARKELL, W.J. 1932. A Monograph of British Corallian Lamellibranchia, part 4. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 133-180. p. 135; pl. XIII, figs 6, 6a

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