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Fossil specimen : OUM J.37506 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Trigoniida

Fossil Name Laevitrigonia cineris Kelly, 1988
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Laevitrigonia cineris Kelly, 1988 – See Kelly (1988): Paratype

Registration No. J.37506
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 Durlston Bay, Dorset
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Durlston Formation, Cinder Bed
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Berriasian Age (Cretaceous Period) (139.4 – 145 Ma B.P.)


KELLY, S.R.A. 1988. Laevitrigonia cineris sp. nov., a bivalve from near the Jurassic-Cretaceous Boundary in the Durlston Formation, (Purbeck Limestone Group) of Dorset. Proc. Dorset. nat. Hist. archaeol. Soc., 109, 113-119. pp. 114, 115; pl. 1 e - g

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