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Fossil specimen : SM C 19951 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Myoida

Fossil Name Lentidium tawneyi Curry
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Lentidium tawneyi Curry

Corbula edwardsii Tawney: Lectotype

Corbula edwardsii Tawney

Registration No. C 19951
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Tawney, Edward Bernard (1840-1882)
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Long Mead End, Hordwell Cliffs, Hampshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Upper Bagshot Sands
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Eocene Epoch (Palaeogene Period) (33.9 – 56 Ma B.P.)


Curry 1960. Proceedings of the Malacological Society of London vol. xxxiii (2): p.275

Tawney 1882. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society vol. iv (1): pp.150, 154

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