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Fossil specimen : SM A 5679 – Paratype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Limipecten docens (McCoy)
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Limipecten docens (McCoy)

Limipecten docens (McCoy)

Aviculopecten docens McCoy: Paratype

Provenance
Registration No. A 5679
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Comments
Location
Country England
Locality Lowick, Northumberland, England
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Carboniferous Limestone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Visean Age (Carboniferous Period) – Tournaisian Age (Carboniferous Period) (326.4 – 359.2 Ma B.P.)

References
References

McCoy 1855 a. A synopsis of the classification of the British Palaeozoic rocks with a systematic description of the British Palaeozoic fossils Geol. Mus. Cambridge (1): p.485

Newell 1938. State Geological Survey of Kansas vol. 10 for 1937 (2): pp.45, 68 pl. xi figs.6 a-d

Wilson 1960. Bulletin of the Geological Survey of Great Britain no. 16 (3): p.115

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