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Fossil specimen : OUM K.00588 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Pectinida

Fossil Name Pecten beaveri J. Sowerby, 1817
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Pecten beaveri J. Sowerby, 1817 – See J. Sowerby (1817): Holotype

Registration No. K.00588
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Buckland, W., ex Beaver, Rev.
Held By Oxford University Museum of Natural History Logo Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Country England
Locality Rev. Beaver's quarry, Childrey, Berkshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Chalk Group, Chalk Marl
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Cenomanian Age (Cretaceous Period) (93.9 – 100.5 Ma B.P.)


SOWERBY, J. 1817. The mineral conchology of Great Britain. Volume II (28). Printed by B. Meredith, London, pp. 129-140, pls CLVII-CLXII. p. 131; pl. CLVIII

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