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Fossil specimen : SM A 5983 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Obliquipecten laevis Hind
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Obliquipecten laevis Hind

Obliquipecten laevis Hind: Paratype

Registration No. A 5983
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Burrow
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Country England
Locality Settle, Yorkshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Carboniferous Limestone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


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

Newell 1938. State Geological Survey of Kansas vol. 10 for 1937 (2): p.89 pl.8 fig.3

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