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Fossil specimen : SM B 11377 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Veneroida

Fossil Name Unicardium claxbiense Woods
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Unicardium claxbiense Woods: Paratype

Registration No. B 11377
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 Benniworth Haven, Lincolnshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Claxby Ironstone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Hauterivian Age (Cretaceous Period) – Valanginian Age (Cretaceous Period) (130 – 140.2 Ma B.P.)


Woods 1907. A monograph of the Cretaceous Lamellibranchiata Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. ii (1): p.162 no. 2 in table of measurements

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