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Fossil specimen : YORYM YORYM : YM 953 – Undifferentiated Type

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Ostreoida

Fossil Name Ostrea lusitanica Bell, 1893
Type Status Undifferentiated Type
Name History

Ostrea lusitanica Bell, 1893

Registration No. YORYM : YM 953
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By Yorkshire Museum
Country England
Locality Selsey, Sussex
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Interglacial Silt
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Quaternary Period (Quaternary Period) (0 – 2.588 Ma B.P.)


Bell, A. 1893. Notes on a post-Tertiary deposit in Sussex. Ann. Rep. Yorks. Phil. Soc. For 1892. 58-79, pi. I.

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