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Fossil specimen : SM B 19764 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Turnus dallasi (Walker)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Turnus dallasi (Walker)

Pholas dallasii Walker: Holotype

Registration No. B 19764
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Walker, John Francis (d.1907)
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Potton, Bedfordshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lower Greensand
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Albian Age (Cretaceous Period) – Aptian Age (Cretaceous Period) (100.5 – 126.3 Ma B.P.)


Keeping 1883. The fossils and palaeontological affinities of the Neocomian deposits of Upware and Brickhill (2):

Walker 1866. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. (3) vol. xviii (1): p.386 pl. xiii figs.3-4

Woods 1909. A monograph of the Cretaceous Lamellibranchiata Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. ii (3): p.233, no.2 in table of measurements, pl. xxxviii figs.14 a-b

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