GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : SM B 19578 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Veneroida

Fossil Name Cyprina sedgwickii (Walker)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Cyprina sedgwickii (Walker) – See Woods (1907)

Cyprina sedgwickii (Walker) – See Keeping (1883)

Sphaera sedgwickii Walker – See Walker (1866): Holotype

Registration No. B 19578
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Walker, John Francis (d.1907)
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Potton, Bedford, Bedfordshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lower Greensand
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Albian Age (Cretaceous Period) – Aptian Age (Cretaceous Period) (100.5 – 126.3 Ma B.P.)


Keeping 1883. The fossils and palaeontological affinities of the Neocomian deposits of Upware and Brickhill p.123

Walker 1866. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. (3) vol. xviii p.386 pl. xiii figs.1-2

Woods 1907. A monograph of the Cretaceous Lamellibranchiata Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. ii p.133 pl. xx figs.1 a-b

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