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Fossil specimen : OUM J.53665 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Myoida

Fossil Name Carterochaena pulcherrima Fürsich, Palmer & Goodyear, 1994
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Carterochaena pulcherrima Fürsich, Palmer & Goodyear, 1994 – See Fürsich, Palmer & Goodyear (1994): Holotype

Registration No. J.53665
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Palmer, T.J., Fürsich, F.T. & Goodyear, K.L. 1994
Held By Oxford University Museum of Natural History Logo Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Country England
Locality Isle of Portland, Dorset
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Portland Freestone Member, Portland Roach
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Portlandian Age (Jurassic Period) (145.5 – 148 Ma B.P.)


FÜRSICH, F.T., PALMER, T.J. and GOODYEAR, K.L. 1994. Growth and disintegration of bivalve-dominated Patch Reefs in the Upper Jurassic of Southern England. Palaeontology, 37 (1), 131-171, 7 pls. pp. 158, 159; pl. 6, fig. 2

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