GB3D Type Fossils

 Home   The project   Search  About fossils Contributors Downloads Links Contact us

Fossil specimen : SM E 1209 – Undifferentiated Type

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Aviculopinna mutica (McCoy)
Type Status Undifferentiated Type
Name History

Aviculopinna mutica (McCoy)

Pinna mutica McCoy: Undifferentiated Type

Pinna spatula McCoy: Syntype

Pinna spatula McCoy

Registration No. E 1209
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Derbyshire
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Carboniferous Limestone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Visean Stage (Carboniferous Period) – Tournaisian Stage (Carboniferous Period) (329 – 358.9 Ma B.P.)


Hind 1901. A monograph of the British Carboniferous Lamellibranchiata Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. ii (3): p.4 pl.1 fig.1

McCoy 1853 a. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. (2) vol. xii (1): p.188

McCoy 1854 a. Contributions to British Palaeontology (1): p.257

McCoy 1855 a. A synopsis of the classification of the British Palaeozoic rocks with a systematic description of the British Palaeozoic fossils Geol. Mus. Cambridge (2): p.499 pl. iii e, figs.9, a, b,

Wilson 1967. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh: Earth Sciences vol. lxvi (4): p.474 pl. ii fig.8

Available Images

High resolution photographs


4832 KB


5479 KB

Steroscopic photographs


5027 KB

View these images in your web browser using our JPEG2000 viewer. Zoom in and out and pan around in high resolution. Requires JavaScript to be enabled.

Download these images as high resolution JPEG2000 files. You may need to use image-editing software to view these files.

click image or here to close