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Fossil specimen : SM X 768 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Myophorella (Pseudomyophorella) rawsoni Kelly
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Myophorella (Pseudomyophorella) rawsoni Kelly: Paratype

Registration No. X 768
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Kelly, Simon R.A.
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Benniworth Haven railway cutting, Donington-on-Bain, Lincolnshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Claxby Ironstone Formation (1-2m above base)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Valanginian Age (Cretaceous Period) (133.9 – 139.4 Ma B.P.)


Kelly, S.R.A. 1984. Bivalvia of the Spilsby sandstone and Sandringham sands (Late Jurassic-Early Cretaceous) of Eastern England Palaeontographical Society Monographs part 1 (1): p.90, pl.18, figs.4a,b

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