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Fossil specimen : OUM J.14707 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Carditida

Fossil Name Cardinia slatteri Wilson & Crick, 1889
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Cardinia slatteri Wilson & Crick, 1889 – See Palmer (1975): Lectotype

Nidarica slatteri (Wilson & Crick, 1889) – See Cox (1952): Lectotype

Cardinia slatteri Wilson & Crick, 1889 – See Wilson & Crick (1889): Syntype

Registration No. J.14707
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Walford, E.A.
Held By Oxford University Museum of Natural History Logo Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Comments Upper Pliensbachian-Toarcian. Upper Pliensbachian
Country England
Locality Appletree, near Aston-le-Walls, Northamptonshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Lias Group, Transition Bed, Middle - Upper Lias
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Toarcian Age (Jurassic Period) – Pliensbachian Age (Jurassic Period) (174.1 – 190.8 Ma B.P.)


COX, L.R. 1961. Observations on the family Cardiniidae (Class Bivalvia). Proc. Malacol. Soc. Lond., 34 (6), 325-339, pl. 14. p. 336; pl. 14, fig. 11 a, b

PALMER, C.P. 1975. The British Lower Jurassic species of the bivalve Cardinia. Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Geology), 26 (1), 1-44. p. 18; pl. 5, fig. 8 a, b

WILSON, E. and CRICK, W.D. 1889. The Lias Marlstone of Tilton, Leicestershire. Geol. Mag., new series III, VI, 337-341, pl. X. p. 337; pl. X, fig. 2

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