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Fossil specimen : SM B 292 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Anomia papyracea d'Orbigny
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Anomia papyracea d'Orbigny

Anomia papyracea var. burwellensis Etheridge: Syntype

Registration No. B 292
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.145 pl. iii fig. 3

Woods 1899 b. A monograph of the Cretaceous Lamellibranchiata Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. i (3): p.31 pl. v fig. 15

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.69

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