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Fossil specimen : SM J 4107 – Lectotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Astarte (Coelastarte) sytonensis Lycett
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Astarte (Coelastarte) sytonensis Lycett: Lectotype

Astarte (Coelastarte) sytonensis Lycett ex Bean ms.

Astarte aytonensis Lycett ex Bean ms.: Holotype

Provenance
Registration No. J 4107
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Walton
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Comments
Location
Country England
Locality Combe Down, Bath, Somerset, England
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Great Oolite
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Bathonian Age (Jurassic Period) (164.7 – 167.7 Ma B.P.)

References
References

Arkell, W.J. 1934. A monograph of British Corallian Lamellibranchiata Palaeontographical Society Monographs (3): p.249

Cox, L.R. & Arkell, W.J. 1948 - 1950. A survey of the mollusca of the British Great Oolite series Palaeontographical Society Monographs (4): p.28 (1948) and explanation of lycett's pl. xl (1950)

Lycett, J. 1863. A supplementary monograph on the Mollusca from the Stonesfield Slate, Great Oolite, Forest Marble, and Cornbrash Palaeontographical Society Monographs (1): p.78 pl. xl fig.13

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 (2): p.69

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