GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : SM B 19415 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Pectinida

Fossil Name Pecten (Neithea) atavus Roemer
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Pecten (Neithea) atavus Roemer – See Woods (1903)

Pecten (Neithea) ornithopus Keeping – See Keeping (1883): Syntype

Registration No. B 19415
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Upware, Cambridgeshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lower Greensand
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Albian Age (Cretaceous Period) – Aptian Age (Cretaceous Period) (100.5 – 126.3 Ma B.P.)


Keeping 1883. The fossils and palaeontological affinities of the Neocomian deposits of Upware and Brickhill p.107 pl. iv fig.5 a

Woods 1903. A monograph of the Cretaceous Lamellibranchiata Palaeontographical Society Monographs p.197 pl. xxxix figs.3 a-b

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 p.86

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