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Fossil specimen : SM J 12456 - J 12460 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Anisocardia clarissima (Leckenby), 1859
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Anisocardia clarissima (Leckenby), 1859

Isocardia clarissima [Bean ms.] Leckenby: Paratype

Isocardia clarissima Leckenby

Registration No. J 12456 - J 12460
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 Castle Rock (N. side), Scarborough, Yorkshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Kellaways Rock (label Kelloways Rock)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Callovian Age (Jurassic Period) (163.5 – 166.1 Ma B.P.)


Duff, K.L. 1978. Bivalvia from the English Lower Oxford Clay (Middle Jurassic) Palaeontographical Society Monographs (3): p.109

Leckenby 1859. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. xv (2): p.14

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