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Fossil specimen : SM J 6100 – Undifferentiated Type

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Gastropoda

      Order -

Fossil Name Alaria arenosa Hudleston
Type Status Undifferentiated Type
Name History

Alaria arenosa Hudleston

Alaria arenosa Hudleston

Alaria arenosa Hudleston: Undifferentiated Type

Registration No. J 6100
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 Blue Wyke, [Blea Wyke], Yorkshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Dogger Sands
Biozone 1 (lower part)
Geological Age

Aalenian Age (Jurassic Period) (170.3 – 174.1 Ma B.P.)


Hudleston 1884. Geological Magazine n.s. dec.3, vol. i (1): p.198 pl. vii fig.7

Hudleston, W.H. 1888 for 1887. A monograph of the Inferior Oolite Gasteropoda Palaeontographical Society Monographs (2): p.110 pl. iv fig.1

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 (3): p.94

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