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Fossil specimen : SM B 2046 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Mytilus (Arcomytilus) pectinatus Sowerby J.
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Mytilus (Arcomytilus) pectinatus Sowerby J.

Mytilus pectinatus Sowerby J.: Syntype

Registration No. B 2046
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Weymouth, Dorset, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Kimmeridge Clay
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Kimmeridgian Age (Jurassic Period) (152.1 – 157.3 Ma B.P.)


Arkell, W.J. 1929 - 1931. A monograph of British Corallian Lamellibranchiata Palaeontographical Society Monographs parts i-iii (2):

Sowerby, J. 1821. The mineral conchology of Great Britain vol. iii (1): p.147 pl. cclxxxii, one of the lower figures

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