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Fossil specimen : OUM J.08392 – 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 quadrangularis Arkell, 1927 – See Arkell (1927): Paratype

Registration No. J.08392
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
Country England
Locality Fox and Hounds Quarry, Littleworth, Oxfordshire
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Beckley Sand Member, Arkell's Trigonia hudlestoni Beds
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Oxfordian Age (Jurassic Period) (155.6 – 161.2 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

ARKELL, W.J. 1932. A Monograph of British Corallian Lamellibranchia, part 4. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 133-180, pls XIII-XX. p. 156

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