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Rudista (Rudists)
Not identified
Added: 25-2-2006
Modified: 20-1-2010 by admin
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Taxonomy [explanation]
Superregnum: Eukaryota Woese et al. 1990
Regnum: Animalia Linnaeus, 1758
Phylum: Mollusca Linnaeus, 1758
Classis: Bivalvia Linnaeus, 1758
Subclassis: Heterodonta Neumayr, 1884
Ordo: Hippuritoida Newell, 1965
Species: Not identified

Because of the ridges on the inside, it is suspected that this is the "chalice" of a rudist. Such ridges are known from, for example, Hippurites. A thin section would make everything clear - but that is destructive research.

Found in: Paulmy, France >>See Species List
Date: Juli 1997

Period: Cretaceous >> Species List
Epoch: Upper Cretaceous >> Species List

Collection Herman Zevenberg (webmaster)
Fossiel.net number: 47-0678
Own number: 4134

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