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Fossil specimen : SM J 4110 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Anisocardia minima (Sowerby J.)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Anisocardia minima (Sowerby J.) – See Cox, L.R. & Arkell, W.J. (1948)

Anisocardia minima (Sowerby J.) – See Cox (1947)

Anisocardia lycetti (Rollier) – See Arkell, W.J. (1934)

Isocardia lycetti Rollier – See Rollier (1913): Holotype

Isocardia tenera (Sowerby J.) – See Woods, H. (1891)

Isocardia tenera (Sowerby J.) – See Lycett, J. (1863)

Registration No. J 4110
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?
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Cornbrash
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


Arkell, W.J. 1934. A monograph of British Corallian Lamellibranchiata Palaeontographical Society Monographs p.277 and footnote

Cox 1947. Proceedings of the Malacological Society of London vol. xxvii p.170

Cox, L.R. & Arkell, W.J. 1948 - 1950. A survey of the mollusca of the British Great Oolite series Palaeontographical Society Monographs p.31 (1948) explanation of Lycett's pl. xxxviii (1950)

Lycett, J. 1863. A supplementary monograph on the Mollusca from the Stonesfield Slate, Great Oolite, Forest Marble, and Cornbrash Palaeontographical Society Monographs p.57 pl. xxxviii figs.5, 5 a-b

Rollier 1913. Memoires de la Societe Paleontologique Suisse vol. xxxix p.210

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.78

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