GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : SM E 366 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Mytilida

Fossil Name Modiola jenkinsoni (McCoy)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Modiola jenkinsoni (McCoy) – See Hind (1896): Holotype

Lithodomus jenkinsoni McCoy – See Woods, H. (1891)

Lithodomus jenkinsoni McCoy – See McCoy (1855a)

Lithodomus jenkinsoni McCoy – See McCoy (1853a): Holotype

Registration No. E 366
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Jenkinson, J.J.
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Lowick, Northumberland, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Carboniferous Limestone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Visean Stage (Carboniferous Period) – Tournaisian Stage (Carboniferous Period) (329 – 358.9 Ma B.P.)


Hind 1896. A monograph of the British Carboniferous Lamellibranchiata vol. 1 p.71 pl. viii figs.1, a, b

McCoy 1853 a. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. (2) vol. xii p.189

McCoy 1854 a. Contributions to British Palaeontology p.258

McCoy 1855 a. A synopsis of the classification of the British Palaeozoic rocks with a systematic description of the British Palaeozoic fossils Geol. Mus. Cambridge p.493 pl. iiif figs.2, 2 a

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 p.80

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