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Fossil specimen : SM J 3272 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Meleagrinella lycetti (Rollier)
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Meleagrinella lycetti (Rollier): Lectotype

Pseudomonotis lycetti Rollier: Syntype

Avicula braamburiensis Sowerby, J. de C.

Avicula braamburiensis Sowerby, J. de C.

Registration No. J 3272
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 White Nab, Scarborough, Yorkshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Grey Limestone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Bathonian Age (Jurassic Period) – Aalenian Age (Jurassic Period) (166.1 – 174.1 Ma B.P.)


Cox, L.R. & Arkell, W.J. 1948. A survey of the mollusca of the British Great Oolite series Palaeontographical Society Monographs (5): explaination of pl. xv fig.7

Douglas & Arkell, W.J. 1932. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. lxxxviii (4): p.165

Morris, J. & Lycett, J. 1853. A monograph of the Mollusca from the Great Oolite, chiefly from Minchinhampton and the coast of Yorkshire Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. ii (1): p.129 pl. xv fig.7

Rollier 1914. Fossiles nouveaux ou peu connus des terrains secondaires, mesozoiques, du Jura et des contres environnantes Memoires de la Societe Paleontologique Suisse vol. xl (3): p.410

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.71

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