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Fossil specimen : OUM J.08372 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Pectinida

Fossil Name Ctenostreon proboscidium (J. Sowerby, 1820)
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Ctenostreon proboscidium (J. Sowerby, 1820) – See Arkell (1932): Lectotype

Ctenostreon proboscidium (J. Sowerby, 1821) – See Arkell (1926): Syntype

Lima proboscidea J. Sowerby, 1820 – See J. Sowerby (1820): Syntype

Registration No. J.08372
Collector Buckland, W.
Donor or Associated Person Buckland, W.
Held By Oxford University Museum of Natural History Logo Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Country England
Locality Fleet Shore near Wyke Regis?, near Weymouth, Dorset
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Upper Calcareous Grit Formation, Westbury Iron Ore
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Oxfordian Age (Jurassic Period) (155.6 – 161.2 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. 207

ARKELL, W.J. 1932. A Monograph of British Corallian Lamellibranchia, part 4. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 133-180. p. 145; pl. XV, fig. 3

SOWERBY, J. 1820. The mineral conchology of Great Britain. Volume III (46). Printed by B. Meredith, London, pp. 107-118, pls CCLX-CCLXV. p. 115; pl. CCLXIV

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