Callovian

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French callovien, coined by Alcide d’Orbigny from Latin Calloviensis, from the Latinized name of the Kellaways area near Chippenham in Wiltshire, England.

Proper noun[edit]

Callovian

  1. (geology, paleontology) A subdivision of the Jurassic period.

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References[edit]

  • d’Orbigny, Alcide (1842) Paléontologie française. Paris, 1842-1851: Terrains oolitiques ou jurassiques, vol. 1, p. 608