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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM7848 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Macrodon clevelandicus Tate
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Macrodon clevelandicus Tate – See Tate & Blake (1878): Holotype

Cucullaea clevelandica (Tate)

Registration No. GSM7848
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Tate R Collection 1875
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Eston N Riding Yorkshire
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lias Group
Biozone spinatum
Geological Age

Aalenian Age (Jurassic Period) – Rhaetian Age (Triassic Period) (170.3 – 209.5 Ma B.P.)


Tate R & Blake JF. 1876. The Yorkshire Lias pl.XI fig 6 as Macrodon clevelandicus

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