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Fossil specimen : SM J 6043 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Modiolus leckenbyi Morris & Lycett
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Modiolus leckenbyi Morris & Lycett: Holotype

Mytilus (Modiola) leckenbi Morris & Lycett

Mytilus (Modiola) leckenbii Morris & Lycett: Undifferentiated Type

Modiola leckenbii Lycett & Morris

Provenance
Registration No. J 6043
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 Stainton Dale (cliffs), Scarborough, Yorkshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Great Oolite
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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

References
References

Cox, L.R. & Arkell, W.J. 1948. A survey of the mollusca of the British Great Oolite series Palaeontographical Society Monographs (4): pl. xv fig.1 pl. xiv fig.8 explanation

Morris, J. & Lycett, J. 1855. A monograph of the Mollusca from the Great Oolite, chiefly from Minchinhampton and the coast of Yorkshire Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. ii (2): p.131 pl. xiv fig.9

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.82

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