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Fossil specimen : SM A 5981 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Obliquipecten laevis Hind
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Obliquipecten laevis Hind: Lectotype

Obliquipecten laevis Hind: Syntype

Registration No. A 5981
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Burrow
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Settle, Yorkshire, 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.)


Hind 1903. A monograph of the British Carboniferous Lamellibranchiata Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. ii (1): p.115 pl. xix fig.2

Newell 1938. State Geological Survey of Kansas vol. 10 for 1937 (2): p.89 text-fig. 32 pl.8 figs.5 a-b

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