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Fossil specimen : SM J 6046 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Girardotia costellata (Morris & Lycett)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Girardotia costellata (Morris & Lycett): Holotype

Pholas costellata Morris & Lycett

Pholas oolitica Morris & Lycett

Pholas costellata Morris & Lycett: Undifferentiated Type

Pholas costellata Lycett & Morris

Registration No. J 6046
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 Stainton Dale (cliffs), Scarborough, Yorkshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Millepore Bed
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


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. xiii fig.18 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.142 pl. xiii fig.18 in explanation of plate

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.88

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