GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : SM J 5698 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Gastropoda

      Order -

Fossil Name Dicroloma elegans (Hudleston)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Dicroloma elegans (Hudleston) – See Cox, L.R. & Arkell, W.J. (1950): Holotype

Alaria bicornis Blake – See Blake, J.F. (1905)

Alaria bispinosa var. elegans Hudleston – See Woods, H. (1891)

Alaria bispinosa var. elegans Hudleston – See Hudleston (1894): Undifferentiated Type

Registration No. J 5698
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 Scarborough, Yorkshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Cornbrash
Biozone 4
Geological Age

Callovian Age (Jurassic Period) – Bathonian Age (Jurassic Period) (163.5 – 168.3 Ma B.P.)


Blake, J.F. 1905. A monograph of the fauna of the Cornbrash Palaeontographical Society Monographs p.63

Cox, L.R. & Arkell, W.J. 1950. A survey of the mollusca of the British Great Oolite series Palaeontographical Society Monographs p.81

Hudleston 1894. Geological Magazine n.s. dec.3, vol. i p.152 pl. vi figs.8, 8 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.94

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