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Fossil specimen : SM J 5697 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Gastropoda

      Order -

Fossil Name Dicroloma elegans (Hudleston)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Dicroloma elegans (Hudleston)

Alaria bicornis Blake – See Cox, L.R. & Arkell, W.J. (1950): Holotype

Alaria bicornis Blake – See Blake, J.F. (1905): Holotype

Registration No. J 5697
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Hudleston (ne Simpson), Wilfred Huddleston
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Woodstock (railway cutting), Shipton-on-Cherwell, Oxfordshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Cornbrash (sandy bed)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


Blake, J.F. 1905. A monograph of the fauna of the Cornbrash Palaeontographical Society Monographs p.63 pl. vii figs.6 a-b

Cox, L.R. & Arkell, W.J. 1950. A survey of the mollusca of the British Great Oolite series Palaeontographical Society Monographs p.81

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