GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : SM E 987 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Edmondia oblonga (Portlock)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Edmondia oblonga (Portlock) – See Hind (1899)

Sanguinolites oblonga Portlock – See Woods, H. (1891)

Edmondia oblonga McCoy – See McCoy (1855a): Holotype

Registration No. E 987
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 Lowick, Northumberland, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Carboniferous Limestone (dark impure)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


Hind 1899. A monograph of the British Carboniferous Lamellibranchiata Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. i p.298

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.501 pl. iii f figs.10, 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.91

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