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Fossil specimen : SM J 6106 – Undifferentiated Type

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Echinodermata

    Class Echinoidea

      Order Echinoida

Fossil Name Heterocidaris wickense Wright
Type Status Undifferentiated Type
Name History

Heterocidaris wickense Wright – See Wright, T. (1861): Undifferentiated Type

Heterocidaris wickensis Wright

Registration No. J 6106
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 Wick, [Blea Wyke], Robin Hood's Bay, [Robin Hood Bay], Yorkshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Inferior Oolite Sand
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


Wright, T. 1861. Monograph of the British fossil Echinodermata of the Oolitic formations Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. i p.456 pl. xliii figs.5 a-c

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