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Fossil specimen : SM B 19472 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Ostreoida

Fossil Name Ostrea walkeri Keeping
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Ostrea walkeri Keeping: Holotype

Provenance
Registration No. B 19472
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
Comments
Location
Country England
Locality Upware, Cambridgeshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Upware Limestone Member
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Oxfordian Age (Jurassic Period) (155.6 – 161.2 Ma B.P.)

References
References

Keeping 1883. The fossils and palaeontological affinities of the Neocomian deposits of Upware and Brickhill (1): p.103 pl. iv figs.4 a-c

Woods 1913 c. A monograph of the Cretaceous Lamellibranchiata Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. ii (3): p.360 pl. iv figs.1 a-c

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.85

Available Images

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