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Fossil specimen : BGS Y1918 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Lucina oculus Blake & Hudleston
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Lucina oculus Blake & Hudleston – See Hudleston, WH (1877): Holotype

Registration No. Y1918
Collector Hudleston Collection. 1873
Donor or Associated Person Presented by Raisin, Miss CA. 1920
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Corallina. Note: there are 4 small specimens together in this sample box in tray 481162: Y 1908 & 1909 from Malton and also Y 1918 & 1919 from Nawton. Could do with proper labels for these.
Country England
Locality Nawton - Ampleforth.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Corallian Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Oxfordian Age (Jurassic Period) (155.6 – 161.2 Ma B.P.)


Hudleston, WH. 1877. Q.J.G.S plXIV.,fig9

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