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Fossil specimen : SM B 19576 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Veneroida

Fossil Name Cyprina obtusa Keeping
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Cyprina obtusa Keeping: Holotype

Registration No. B 19576
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 Upware, Cambridgeshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lower Greensand
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Albian Age (Cretaceous Period) – Aptian Age (Cretaceous Period) (99.6 – 125 Ma B.P.)


Keeping 1883. The fossils and palaeontological affinities of the Neocomian deposits of Upware and Brickhill (1): p.124 pl. vi figs.13 a-c

Woods 1907. A monograph of the Cretaceous Lamellibranchiata Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. ii (3): p.133 pl. xx figs.6 a-b

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.75

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