GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : SM J 4760 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Pectinida

Fossil Name Lima (Plagiostoma) amnifera Whidborne
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Lima (Plagiostoma) amnifera Whidborne – See Cox (1943): Holotype

Lima amnifera Whidborne – See Whidborne (1883b): Holotype

Lima amnifera Whidborne – See Whidborne (1883)

Registration No. J 4760
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Whidborne, George Ferris (1845-1910)
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Yeovil (junction), Somerset, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Inferior Oolite Bed (below the sands)
Biozone moorei
Geological Age

Bathonian Age (Jurassic Period) – Aalenian Age (Jurassic Period) (166.1 – 174.1 Ma B.P.)


Cox 1943. Proceedings of the Malacological Society of London vol. xxv p.169

Whidborne 1883 b. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. xxxix p.504 pl. xvii fig.2

Whidborne 1883 for 1882. Report of the British Association for the Advancement of Science p.534

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.79

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