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Fossil specimen : SM B 290 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Ostreoida

Fossil Name Ostrea incurva Nilsson
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Ostrea incurva Nilsson

Ostrea curvirostris var. inflexa Etheridge: Syntype

Registration No. B 290
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Country England
Locality Burwell, Cambridgeshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lower Chalk
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Cenomanian Age (Cretaceous Period) (93.6 – 99.6 Ma B.P.)


Etheridge, R. et al. 1881. Etheridge, R., Penning, W.H. & Jukes-Browne, A.J. Geology of the neighbourhood of Cambridge Memoirs of the Geological Survey of England and Wales Editors: Penning, W.H. & Jukes-Browne, A.J. (1): p.146 pl. iii fig. 7

Woods. A monograph of the Cretaceous Lamellibranchiata Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. ii (2): p.388 pl. 58 fig. 10

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