GB3D Type Fossils

 Home   The project   Search  About fossils Contributors Downloads Links Contact us

Fossil specimen : SM J 5698 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Gastropoda

      Order -

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

Dicroloma elegans (Hudleston) – See Cox, L.R. & Arkell, W.J. (1950): Holotype

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

Alaria bispinosa var. elegans Hudleston – See Woods, H. (1891)

Alaria bispinosa var. elegans Hudleston – See Hudleston (1894): Undifferentiated Type

Registration No. J 5698
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, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Scarborough, Yorkshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Cornbrash
Biozone 4
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

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

Hudleston 1894. Geological Magazine n.s. dec.3, vol. i p.152 pl. vi figs.8, 8 a

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 p.94

Available Images

High resolution photographs


3708 KB


3373 KB

Steroscopic photographs


6153 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.

3D Scans

1: /CAMSM/CAMSM_J.5698_01.obj

Download as zipped Wavefront .obj file (ZIP 0 KB)

View 3D file in browser

2: /CAMSM/CAMSM_J.5698_01

Download as zipped Polygon File Format .ply file (ZIP 1215 KB)

3D Browser Viewer requires a web browser able to display HTML5 canvases. Internet Explorer 9+, Firefox, Opera, Chrome, and Safari support this. Note that Internet Explorer 8 and earlier versions do not support this functionality.

Download 3D scans as either PLY or OBJ files. Please see our list of 3D software downloads if you do not have software to open these files.

click image or here to close