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Fossil specimen : SM J 5790 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Eonavicula gibbosa (Rollier)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Eonavicula gibbosa (Rollier)

Eonavicula gibbosa (Rollier): Holotype

Navicula (Eonavicula) eudesii (Morris & Lycett)

Navicula (Eonavicula) gibbosa (Rollier)

Parallelodon (Beushausenia) gibbosus Rollier: Holotype

Macrodon hirsonensis var. rugosa Lycett

Macrodon hirsonensis var. rugosa Lycett: Undifferentiated Type

Registration No. J 5790
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Walton
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Farleigh, Somerset, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Forest Marble
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Bathonian Age (Jurassic Period) (166.1 – 168.3 Ma B.P.)


Arkell, W.J. 1930 b. Geological Magazine vol. lxvii (4): p.348

Cox, L.R. & Arkell, W.J. 1948 - 1950. A survey of the mollusca of the British Great Oolite series Palaeontographical Society Monographs (6): explanation of Lycett's pl.xxxvi

Cox, L.R. & Arkell, W.J. 1948. A survey of the mollusca of the British Great Oolite series Palaeontographical Society Monographs (5): p.3

Lycett, J. 1863. A supplementary monograph on the Mollusca from the Stonesfield Slate, Great Oolite, Forest Marble, and Cornbrash Palaeontographical Society Monographs (1): p.113 pl. xxxvi fig.9

Rollier 1912. Memoires de la Societe Paleontologique Suisse vol. xxxviii (3): p.57

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.81

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