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Fossil specimen : SM E 1250 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Actinopteria persulcata (McCoy)
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Actinopteria persulcata (McCoy): Lectotype

Actinopteria persulcata (McCoy)

Pteronites persulcatus McCoy: Holotype

Pteronites persulcatus McCoy

Pteronites persulcatus McCoy

Registration No. E 1250
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.)


Hind 1901. A monograph of the British Carboniferous Lamellibranchiata Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. ii (5): p.23 pl. iv fig.9

McCoy 1851 b. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. (2) vol. vii (1): p.170

McCoy 1854 a. Contributions to British Palaeontology (2): p.202

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 (3): p.480 pl. iii f, fig.1

Wilson 1962. Bulletin of the Geological Survey of Great Britain no. 19 (6): p.55 pl. iv fig.5

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 (4): p.90

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