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Fossil specimen : OUM J.32388 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Cardiida

Fossil Name Protocardia bombax Tate, 1875
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Protocardia bombax Tate, 1875 – See Beesley (1877): Holotype

Protocardia bombax Tate, 1875 – See Tate (1875): Holotype

Provenance
Registration No. J.32388
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Beesley, T.
Held By Oxford University Museum of Natural History Logo Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Comments Lower Pliensbachian
Location
Country England
Locality Fenny Compton Railway, Warwickshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Lias Group, Lower Lias
Biozone Uptonia jamesoni – Tragophylloceras ibex
Geological Age

Pliensbachian Age (Jurassic Period) (183 – 189.6 Ma B.P.)

References
References

BEESLEY, T. 1877. The Lias of Fenny Compton, Warwickshire. Proc. Warwick. Nat. and Arch. Field Club, 1-22. pp. 112, 113

TATE, R. 1875. On the Lias about Radstock. Q. Jl. geol Soc. Lond., XXXII, 493-510. p. 509

Available Images

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/OUMNH/P853317.jp2

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Steroscopic photographs

/OUMNH/P856274.jp2

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