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Fossil specimen : OUM J.28030 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Ostreoida

Fossil Name Pulvinites mackerrowi Palmer, 1984
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Pulvinites mackerrowi Palmer, 1984 – See Palmer (1984): Paratype

Pterocardia – See McKerrow, Johnson & Jakobson (1969)

Registration No. J.28030
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 Kirtlington Old Cement Works, Oxfordshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit White Limestone Formation, McKerrow's Bed 2k
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Bathonian Age (Jurassic Period) (166.1 – 168.3 Ma B.P.)


McKERROW, W.S., JOHNSON, R.T. and JAKOBSON, M.E. 1969. Palaeontological studies in the Great Oolite of Kirtlington, Oxfordshire. Palaeontology, 12 (1), 56-83, pls 8-12. p. 77, table 11

PALMER, T.J. 1984. Revision of the bivalve family Pulvinitidae Stephenson, 1941. Palaeontology, 27 (4), 815-824, pl. 72. p. 822

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