GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : OUM J.08861 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Pholadomyida

Fossil Name Arcomya rathierei de Loriol, 1898
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Arcomya rathierei de Loriol, 1898 – See Arkell (1935)

Homomya shellingfordensis Arkell, 1927 – See Arkell (1927): Holotype

Registration No. J.08861
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Arkell, W.J.
Held By Oxford University Museum of Natural History Logo Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Country England
Locality Cross Roads Quarry, Shellingford, Oxfordshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Corallian Group, Urchin Marls
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Oxfordian Age (Jurassic Period) (157.3 – 163.5 Ma B.P.)


ARKELL, W.J. 1927. The Corallian Rocks of Oxford, Berks. and North Wilts. Phil. Trans. R. Soc., 216 (Series B), CCXVI, 67-181. p. 175; pl. 2, fig. 10

ARKELL, W.J. 1935. A Monograph of British Corallian Lamellibranchia. part 8. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 325-350, XLV-XLIX. Additional notes and corrections. i - xvi. p. 341

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