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Fossil specimen : SM J 1172 – Topotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Astarte aytonensis Bean non Morris & Lycett
Type Status Topotype
Name History

Astarte aytonensis Bean non Morris & Lycett: Topotype

Astarte (Coelastarte) rectangula Arkell: Holotype

Astarte aytonensis Lycett

Astarte aytonensis Bean ms.

Provenance
Registration No. J 1172
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Leckenby, John (1814-1877)
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Comments
Location
Country England
Locality Ayton, Scarborough, Yorkshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Coral Rag
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Oxfordian Age (Jurassic Period) (155.6 – 161.2 Ma B.P.)

References
References

Arkell, W.J. 1934. A monograph of British Corallian Lamellibranchiata Palaeontographical Society Monographs (4): p.248 pl. xxxiii fig.16

Arkell, W.J. 1934. A monograph of British Corallian Lamellibranchiata Palaeontographical Society Monographs (5): p.248 pl. xxxiii fig.16

Blake, J.F. & Hudleston 1877. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. xxxiii (2): p.397 pl. xiv fig.11

Woods 1891 b. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. xxxiii (3): p.69

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