GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : SM B 22021 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Perna semielliptica Seeley
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Perna semielliptica Seeley – See Seeley, H.G. (1861a): Holotype

Registration No. B 22021
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Carter, J.
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Cambridge Greensand
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Albian Age (Cretaceous Period) (100.5 – 113 Ma B.P.)


Seeley, H.G. 1861 a. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. 3, vol. vii p.121 pl. vi fig.7

Woods 1905 c. A monograph of the Cretaceous Lamellibranchiata Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. ii p.94 text-fig.19 d, no.3 in table of measurements, p.95

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.87

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