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Fossil specimen : SM E 1211 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Aviculopinna mutica (McCoy)
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Aviculopinna mutica (McCoy)

Pinna murica McCoy

Pinna spatula McCoy: Syntype

Pinna spatula McCoy

Registration No. E 1211
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Lowick, Northumberland, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Carboniferous Limestone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Visean Stage (Carboniferous Period) – Tournaisian Stage (Carboniferous Period) (329 – 358.9 Ma B.P.)


McCoy 1853 a. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. (2) vol. xii (1): p.188

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.499 pl. iii f, fig.10

Wilson 1967. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh: Earth Sciences vol. lxvi (4): p.474

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