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Fossil specimen : OUM J.08390 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Ostreoida

Fossil Name Ostrea (Liostrea) quadrangularis Arkell, 1927
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Ostrea (Liostrea) quadrangularis Arkell, 1927 – See Arkell (1932): Paratype

Ostrea pseudocallifera Arkell, 1927 – See Arkell (1927): Holotype

Registration No. J.08390
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
Comments var. pseudocallifera Arkell, 1932
Country England
Locality Sheepstead Farm Quarry, Marcham, Oxfordshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Beckley Sand Member, Arkell's Bed 2 (Pebble Bed)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


ARKELL, W.J. 1927. The Corallian Rocks of Oxford, Berks. and North Wilts. Phil. Trans. R. Soc., 216 (Series B), CCXVI, 67-181. p. 176; pl. 1, fig. 2

ARKELL, W.J. 1932. A Monograph of British Corallian Lamellibranchia, part 4. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 133-180, pls XIII-XX. p. 155; pl. XVI, fig. 1

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