GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : SM B 10718 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Cardiida

Fossil Name Quenstedtia cloughtonensis Cox & Arkell
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Quenstedtia cloughtonensis Cox & Arkell – See Cox, L.R. & Arkell, W.J. (1948): Holotype

Quenstedtia laevigata (Phillips) – See Morris, J. & Lycett, J. (1853)

Registration No. B 10718
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 Cloughton Wyke, Scarborough, Yorkshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Scarborough Great Oolite
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Bathonian Age (Jurassic Period) – Bajocian Age (Jurassic Period) (166.1 – 170.3 Ma B.P.)


Arkell, W.J. 1934. A monograph of British Corallian Lamellibranchiata Palaeontographical Society Monographs p.297

Cox, L.R. & Arkell, W.J. 1948. A survey of the mollusca of the British Great Oolite series Palaeontographical Society Monographs p.37 and explanation of pl. xiv fig.13

Morris, J. & Lycett, J. 1853. A monograph of the Mollusca from the Great Oolite, chiefly from Minchinhampton and the coast of Yorkshire Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. ii p.135 pl. xiv fig.13

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