GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : SM J 511 – Neotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Ostreoida

Fossil Name Pinna (Pinna) lanceolata Sowerby J., 1821
Type Status Neotype
Name History

Pinna (Pinna) lanceolata Sowerby J., 1821 – See Duff, K.L. (1978): Neotype

Pinna lanceolata Sowerby J. – See Arkell, W.J. (1929): Topotype

Registration No. J 511
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 Oliver's Mount, Scarborough, Yorkshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lower Calcareous Grit
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


Arkell, W.J. 1929 - 1937. A monograph of British Corallian Lamellibranchiata Palaeontographical Society Monographs p.219 pl. xxviii fig.5

Duff, K.L. 1978. Bivalvia from the English Lower Oxford Clay (Middle Jurassic) Palaeontographical Society Monographs p.45

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