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Fossil specimen : OUM K.05958/06 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Myalinida

Fossil Name Actinoceramus concentricus parabolicus Crampton, 1996
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Actinoceramus concentricus parabolicus Crampton, 1996 – See Kennedy et al. (1999): Paratype

Actinoceramus concentricus parabolicus Crampton, 1996 – See Crampton (1996): Paratype

Registration No. K.05958/06
Collector Kirby, R.I.
Donor or Associated Person Kirby, R.I. 1980
Held By Oxford University Museum of Natural History Logo Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Country England
Locality Rugby Portland Cement Company's Ford Road clay pit, 450 yards north of Ford Place House, about 1100 yards SSW of Trottiscliffe, Kent
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Gault Formation, Milbourne's Bed 38
Biozone Euhoplites nitidus – Dipoloceras cristatum
Geological Age

Albian Age (Cretaceous Period) (100.5 – 113 Ma B.P.)


CRAMPTON, J.S. 1996. Biometric analysis, systematics and evolution of Albian Actinoceramus, (Cretaceous Bivalvia, Inoceramidae). Mon. Inst. geol. nucl. Sc., 15, 1-65, 3 pls. pp. 39 - 40, 54, 64; pl. 3, fig. O

KENNEDY, W.J., GALE, A.S., HANCOCK, J.M., CRAMPTON, J.S. and COBBAN, W.A. 1999. Ammonites and inoceramid bivalves from close to the Middle-Upper Albian boundary around Fort Worth, Texas. J. Paleont., 73 (6), 1101-1125. pp. 1112 - 1113

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