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Fossil specimen : SM B 10715 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Veneroida

Fossil Name Neocrassina (Pressastarte) ungulata (Lycett), 1863
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Neocrassina (Pressastarte) ungulata (Lycett), 1863: Holotype

Astarte ungulata Lycett: Lectotype

Astarte ungulata Lycett: Holotype

Astarte ungulata Lycett: Holotype

Astarte lurida Phillips

Registration No. B 10715
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Leckenby, John (1814-1877); Bean, William (1787-1866)
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Scarborough, Yorkshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Cornbrash
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Callovian Age (Jurassic Period) – Bathonian Age (Jurassic Period) (163.5 – 168.3 Ma B.P.)


Arkell, W.J. 1934. A monograph of British Corallian Lamellibranchiata Palaeontographical Society Monographs (4): p.244

Cox, L.R. & Arkell, W.J. 1948 - 1950. A survey of the mollusca of the British Great Oolite series Palaeontographical Society Monographs (5): p.26 (1948), explanation of lycett's pl. xxxv (1950)

Duff, K.L. 1978. Bivalvia from the English Lower Oxford Clay (Middle Jurassic) Palaeontographical Society Monographs (6): p.94

Lycett, J. 1863. A supplementary monograph on the Mollusca from the Stonesfield Slate, Great Oolite, Forest Marble, and Cornbrash Palaeontographical Society Monographs (2): p.72 pl. xxxv fig.20

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 (3): p.70

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