GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : SM J 4779 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Pholadomyida

Fossil Name Pholadomya newtonii Whidborne
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Pholadomya newtonii Whidborne – See Whidborne (1883b): Holotype

Registration No. J 4779
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
Country England
Locality Bradford Abbas, Sherborne, Dorset
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Inferior Oolite
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


Whidborne 1883 b. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. xxxix p.533 pl. xix figs.9, 9 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.88

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