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Fossil specimen : OUM J.08426 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Ostreoida

Fossil Name Lopha genuflecta Arkell, 1933
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Lopha genuflecta Arkell, 1933 – See Arkell (1933): Holotype

Registration No. J.08426
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
Country England
Locality Seend, Wiltshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Lower Calcareous Grit Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Oxfordian Age (Jurassic Period) (155.6 – 161.2 Ma B.P.)


ARKELL, W.J. 1933. A Monograph of British Corallian Lamellibranchia, part 5. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 181-228, pls XXI-XXVIII. p. 181; pl. XXII, figs 1, 1a

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