GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : SM J 1946 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Cardiida

Fossil Name Quenstedtia elongata Hudleston
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Quenstedtia elongata Hudleston – See Arkell, W.J. (1934)

Quenstedtia laevigata var. elongata Hudleston – See Hudleston (1878): Holotype

Registration No. J 1946
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 Malton, Yorkshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Osmington Oolite Series
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Oxfordian Age (Jurassic Period) (157.3 – 163.5 Ma B.P.)


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

Hudleston 1878. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association vol. v p.476 pl. iv figs.11 a-b

Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. 31 (3): p.298 pl. xl fig.7

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

Scan Viewer
Rotate Zoom