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Fossil specimen : SM A 5988 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Aviculopecten planoradiatus McCoy
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Aviculopecten planoradiatus McCoy

Aviculopecten planoradiatus McCoy: Holotype

Aviculopecten tabulatus (McCoy)

Aviculopecten plano-radiatus McCoy: Holotype

Registration No. A 5988
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Hopkins, W.
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Derbyshire
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 (3): p.67 pl. xii fig.1

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.489 pl.3 e fig.8

Newell 1938. State Geological Survey of Kansas vol. 10 for 1937 (4): p.45 pl.5 fig.15

Waterhouse 1969. Journal of Paleontology vol. 43 no. 5 (5): pp.1179-80 text-figs.1 a, 3 a

Woods, H. 1891. Catalogue of the Type Fossils in the Woodwardian Museum, Cambridge. Henry Woods with preface by T. McKenny Hughes CUP. 180+xiv SPL: II. 16 (2): p.72

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