GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : SM J 6025 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Pteroperna plana Morris & Lycett
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Pteroperna plana Morris & Lycett – See Cox, L.R. & Arkell, W.J. (1948): Holotype

Pteroperna plana Morris & Lycett – See Woods, H. (1891)

Pteroperna plana Lycett & Morris

Pteroperna plana Morris & Lycett – See Morris, J. & Lycett, J. (1855): Undifferentiated Type

Registration No. J 6025
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 Cloughton, Scarborough, Yorkshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Grey Limestone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


Cox, L.R. & Arkell, W.J. 1948. A survey of the mollusca of the British Great Oolite series Palaeontographical Society Monographs (4): explanation of plate xiv fig.4

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.128 pl. xiv 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 (3): p.90

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