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Fossil specimen : SM J 6007 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Arcoida

Fossil Name Grammatodon (Grammatodon) minimus (Leckenby), 1859
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Grammatodon (Grammatodon) minimus (Leckenby), 1859: Holotype

Cucullaea minima Leckenby

Cucullaea minima Leckenby: Undifferentiated Type

Provenance
Registration No. J 6007
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
Comments
Location
Country England
Locality Castle Rock, Scarborough, Yorkshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Kellaways Rock (Kelloway Rock)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Callovian Age (Jurassic Period) (161.2 – 164.7 Ma B.P.)

References
References

Duff, K.L. 1978. Bivalvia from the English Lower Oxford Clay (Middle Jurassic) Palaeontographical Society Monographs (3): p.33 pl.2 fig.1

Leckenby 1859. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. xv (1): p.13 pl. iii fig.5

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.75

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