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Fossil Identification System
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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