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Fossil specimen : OUM J.08316 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Pectinida

Fossil Name Lima (Plagiostoma) mutabilis Arkell, 1926
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Lima (Plagiostoma) mutabilis Arkell, 1926 – See Arkell (1931): Holotype

Lima (Plagiostoma) mutabilis Arkell, 1926 – See Arkell (1926): Paratype

Registration No. J.08316
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
Comments var. levis Arkell, 1926
Country England
Locality Magdalen 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, I. Limidae. Geol. Mag., LXIII, 193-210. p. 201; pl. XX, fig. 2

ARKELL, W.J. 1931. A Monograph of British Corallian Lamellibranchia, part 3. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 105-132, pls IX-XII. pp. 130, 131; pl. XII, fig. 5

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