GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : SM J 4787 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Gervillella scarburgensis (Paris)
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Gervillella scarburgensis (Paris) – See Cox, L.R. & Arkell, W.J. (1948): Lectotype

Gervillia scarburgensis Paris – See Paris, E.T. (1911): Syntype

Gervillia acuta (Sowerby, J. de C.) – See Woods, H. (1891)

Gervillia acuta Sowerby, J. de C. – See Morris, J. & Lycett, J. (1855)

Registration No. J 4787
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
Country England
Locality Scarborough, Yorkshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Scarborough Limestone
Biozone Blagdeni?
Geological Age

Bathonian Age (Jurassic Period) – Aalenian Age (Jurassic Period) (164.7 – 175.6 Ma B.P.)


Cox, L.R. & Arkell, W.J. 1948. A survey of the mollusca of the British Great Oolite series Palaeontographical Society Monographs explanation of pl. xiv fig.1

Morris, J. & Lycett, J. 1855. A monograph of the Mollusca from the Great Oolite, chiefly from Minchinhampton and the coast of Yorkshire Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. ii p.20 pl. xiv fig.1

Paris, E.T. 1911. Proceedings of the Cotteswold Naturalists' Field Club vol. xvii p.255

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.76

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