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Fossil specimen : SM J 5813 – Paratype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Opis (Coelopis) boxensis Cox & Arkell
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Opis (Coelopis) boxensis Cox & Arkell

Opis (Coelopis) boxensis Cox & Arkell: Paratype

Opis luciensis d'Orbigny

Opis luciensis d'Orbigny

Provenance
Registration No. J 5813
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Walton
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Comments
Location
Country England
Locality Box Tunnel, Bath, Somerset, England
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Great Oolite
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Bathonian Age (Jurassic Period) (164.7 – 167.7 Ma B.P.)

References
References

Cox, L.R. & Arkell, W.J. 1948. A survey of the mollusca of the British Great Oolite series Palaeontographical Society Monographs (3): p.29

Cox, L.R. & Arkell, W.J. 1950. A survey of the mollusca of the British Great Oolite series Palaeontographical Society Monographs (4): explanation of Lycett's pl.xl

Lycett, J. 1863. A supplementary monograph on the Mollusca from the Stonesfield Slate, Great Oolite, Forest Marble, and Cornbrash Palaeontographical Society Monographs (1): p.62 pl. xl fig.19 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 (2): p.83

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