GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : SM B 11226 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Trigoniida

Fossil Name Trigonia scapha Agassiz
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Trigonia scapha Agassiz

Trigonia hunstantonensis Seeley

Trigonia scapha Agassiz

Trigonia hunstantonensis Seeley: Holotype

Registration No. B 11226
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Cookson, Dr. G.
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Hunstanton, Heacham, Norfolk (W.), England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Snettisham Clay (undoubtedly)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Barremian Age (Cretaceous Period) (126.3 – 130.8 Ma B.P.)


Lycett, J. 1877. A monograph of the British fossil Trigoniae Palaeontographical Society Monographs (2): p.183 pl. xxxviii fig.6

Seeley, H.G. 1861 a. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. 3, vol. vii (1): p.123 pl. vi fig.9

Seeley, H.G. 1901. Proceedings of the Geological Society (5): p. xciv

Woods 1900 a. A monograph of the Cretaceous Lamellibranchiata Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. i (4): p.73 pl. xx fig.1

Woods, H. 1891. Catalogue of the Type Fossils in the Woodwardian Museum, Cambridge. Henry Woods with preface by T. McKenny Hughes CUP. 180+xiv SPL: II. 16 (3): p.92

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