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Fossil specimen : OUM J.11769 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Trigoniida

Fossil Name Trigonia lycetti Walford, 1885
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Trigonia lycetti Walford, 1885 – See Walford (1885): Paratype

Registration No. J.11769
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Walford, E.A.
Held By Oxford University Museum of Natural History Logo Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Comments var. corrugata Walford, 1885
Country England
Locality Sharp's Hill Quarry, near Hook Norton, Oxfordshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Inferior Oolite Group
Biozone Parkinsonia parkinsoni
Geological Age

Bajocian Age (Jurassic Period) (168.3 – 170.3 Ma B.P.)


WALFORD, E.A. 1885. On the Stratigraphical positions of the Trigoniae of the Lower and Middle Jurassic Beds of North Oxfordshire and adjacent districts. Q. Jl. geol. Soc. Lond., XLI, 35-47, pl. I. p. 43; pl. I, fig. 3; holotype of variety

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