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Fossil specimen : SM B 5827 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Mytilus spathulatus Seeley
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Mytilus spathulatus Seeley: Holotype

Septifer lineatus (Sowerby, J. de C.)

Registration No. B 5827
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Perceval, Spencer George (1832-1922)
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Country England
Locality Barnwell, Cambridgeshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Chalk (derived)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Cretaceous Period (Cretaceous Period) (65.5 – 145.5 Ma B.P.)


Seeley, H.G. 1864 d. Geologist vol. vii (2): p.53

Woods 1900 a. A monograph of the Cretaceous Lamellibranchiata Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. i (3): p.110

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