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Fossil specimen : OUM J.08723 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Cardiida

Fossil Name Tancredia nigra Arkell, 1927
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Tancredia nigra Arkell, 1927 – See Arkell (1934): Paratype

Tancredia nigra Arkell, 1927 – See Arkell (1927): Holotype

Registration No. J.08723
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 Marcham, Oxfordshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Beckley Sand Member, Arkell's Bed 5 (Trigonia hudlestoni 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. 168

ARKELL, W.J. 1934. A Monograph of British Corallian Lamellibranchia. part 7. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 277-324, pls XXXVII-XLIV. p. 294

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