GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : SM J 5663 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Pectinida

Fossil Name Eopecten gradus (Lycett)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Eopecten gradus (Lycett)

Velata gradus (Lycett) – See Cox, L.R. & Arkell, W.J. (1948)

Hinnites gradus (Bean) – See Woods, H. (1891)

Hinnites gradus (Bean) – See Lycett, J. (1863): Holotype

Registration No. J 5663
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 Not available
Geological Age

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


Cox, L.R. & Arkell, W.J. 1948 - 1950. A survey of the mollusca of the British Great Oolite series Palaeontographical Society Monographs p.15 (1948)p.95 explanation of Lycett 1863 pl. xxxiii fig.10

Lycett, J. 1863. A supplementary monograph on the Mollusca from the Stonesfield Slate, Great Oolite, Forest Marble, and Cornbrash Palaeontographical Society Monographs p.35 pl. xxxiii figs.10, 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.77

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