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Fossil specimen : SM A 5680 – Paratype

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

Registration No. A 5680
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Lowick, Northumberland, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Carboniferous Limestone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Visean Stage (Carboniferous Period) – Tournaisian Stage (Carboniferous Period) (329 – 358.9 Ma B.P.)


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, 46 pl. xi figs.8 a-b

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

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