GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : SM J 6005 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Arcoida

Fossil Name Grammatodon (Grammatodon) clathratus (Leckenby), 1859
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Grammatodon (Grammatodon) clathratus (Leckenby), 1859 – See Duff, K.L. (1978): Holotype

Cucullaea clathrata Leckenby – See Cox, L.R. & Arkell, W.J. (1948)

Cucullaea clathrata Leckenby – See Woods, H. (1891)

Cucullaea clathrata Leckenby – See Leckenby (1859): Undifferentiated Type

Registration No. J 6005
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 Castle Rock, Scarborough, Yorkshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Hackness Rock
Biozone lamberti (to)
Geological Age

Callovian Age (Jurassic Period) (163.5 – 166.1 Ma B.P.)


Cox, L.R. & Arkell, W.J. 1948. A survey of the mollusca of the British Great Oolite series Palaeontographical Society Monographs p.2

Duff, K.L. 1978. Bivalvia from the English Lower Oxford Clay (Middle Jurassic) Palaeontographical Society Monographs p.39 pl.2 fig.22

Leckenby 1859. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. xv p.13 pl. iii fig.4

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.74

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