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Fossil specimen : SM E 955 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Cardiomorpha orbicularis McCoy
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Cardiomorpha orbicularis McCoy: Holotype

Provenance
Registration No. E 955
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Jenkinson, J.J.
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Comments
Location
Country England
Locality Derbyshire
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Carboniferous Limestone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Visean Age (Carboniferous Period) – Tournaisian Age (Carboniferous Period) (326.4 – 359.2 Ma B.P.)

References
References

Hind 1898. A monograph of the British Carboniferous Lamellibranchiata Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. i (4): p.264 pl. xxii fig.6

McCoy 1853 a. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. (2) vol. xii (1): p.189

McCoy 1854 a. Contributions to British Palaeontology (1): p.257

McCoy 1855 a. A synopsis of the classification of the British Palaeozoic rocks with a systematic description of the British Palaeozoic fossils Geol. Mus. Cambridge (2): p.510 pl. iii 1, figs.41, a

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.72

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