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Fossil specimen : SM B 21474 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Nuculana vibrayeana (d'Orbigny)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Nuculana vibrayeana (d'Orbigny)

Nucula subelliptica Seeley

Leda vibrayeana (d'Orbigny)

Nucula subelliptica Seeley: Holotype

Registration No. B 21474
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Carter Coll.
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Cambridge Greensand
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Albian Age (Cretaceous Period) (100.5 – 113 Ma B.P.)


Gardner 1884. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. xl (2): p.137

Seeley, H.G. 1861 a. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. 3, vol. vii (1): p.120 pl. vi fig.4

Woods 1899 b. A monograph of the Cretaceous Lamellibranchiata Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. i (4): p.10 pl. ii fig.9

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 (3): p.83

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