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Fossil specimen : SM J 5789 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Cardiida

Fossil Name Isocyprina burtonensis (Lycett)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Isocyprina burtonensis (Lycett)

Isocyprina burtonensis (Lycett): Holotype

Isocyprina burtonensis (Lycett): Holotype

Lucina burtonensis Lycett

Lucina burtonensis Lycett: Undifferentiated Type

Registration No. J 5789
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Walton
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Country England
Locality Burton Bradstock, Dorset, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Forest Marble
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


Cox 1947. Proceedings of the Malacological Society of London vol. xxvii (3): p.156

Cox, L.R. & Arkell, W.J. 1948. A survey of the mollusca of the British Great Oolite series Palaeontographical Society Monographs (4): p.30

Cox, L.R. & Arkell, W.J. 1950. A survey of the mollusca of the British Great Oolite series Palaeontographical Society Monographs (5): explanation of Lycett's pl.xl

Lycett, J. 1863. A supplementary monograph on the Mollusca from the Stonesfield Slate, Great Oolite, Forest Marble, and Cornbrash Palaeontographical Society Monographs (1): p.59 pl. xl figs.20, 20 a-b

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.80

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