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Fossil specimen : OUM J.08865 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Pectinida

Fossil Name Lima (Plagiostoma) ringsteadensis Arkell, 1936
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Lima (Plagiostoma) ringsteadensis Arkell, 1936 – See Arkell (1936): Holotype

Registration No. J.08865
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 Ringstead Bay, Dorset
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Sandsfoot Grit Member
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


ARKELL, W.J. 1936. A Monograph of British Corallian Lamellibranchia, part 9. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 351-376, pls L-LVI. Additional Notes and Corrections, xvii-xxii. p. 365; pl. LIV, figs 5, 5 a

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