GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : SM B 377 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Spondylus latus (Sowerby J.)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Spondylus latus (Sowerby J.) – See Woods (1901b)

Spondylus aequicostatus Etheridge R. – See Etheridge, R. (1881): Holotype

Registration No. B 377
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Cherryhinton, Cambridgeshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lower Chalk
Biozone H. subglobosus
Geological Age

Cenomanian Age (Cretaceous Period) (93.9 – 100.5 Ma B.P.)


Etheridge, R. 1881. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of England and Wales (Cambs.) appendix p.145 pl. ii fig. 5

Woods 1901 b. A monograph of the Cretaceous Lamellibranchiata Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. i p.121 pl. xxii figs. 1 a, b (no. 8 table of measurements on p.123)

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