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Fossil specimen : SM J 14187 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Protocardium purbeckense (de Loriol)
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Protocardium purbeckense (de Loriol)

Cardium purbeckense de Loriol

Cardium purbeckense de Loriol: Syntype

Registration No. J 14187
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Fisher, Osmond, P. (1817-1914)
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Ridgeway, Dorset, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Purbeck Bed (Bed 122 of Fisher)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Berriasian Age (Cretaceous Period) – Tithonian Age (Jurassic Period) (139.4 – 152.1 Ma B.P.)


Fisher 1855 b. Transactions of the Cambridge Philosophical Society ix no. xxiii (1):

Loriol, P. de 1865. Memoires de la Societe de physique et d'histoire naturaelle de Geneve vol. xviii (1): p.43 pl. iii figs.16, 16 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.73

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