GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : SM J 6039 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Mactromya gibbosa (Morris & Lycett)
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Mactromya gibbosa (Morris & Lycett) – See Cox, L.R. & Arkell, W.J. (1948): Lectotype

Unicardium gibbosum Morris & Lycett – See Woods, H. (1891)

Unicardium gibbosum Morris & Lycett – See Morris, J. & Lycett, J. (1855): Undifferentiated Type

Registration No. J 6039
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 Stainton Dale (cliffs), Scarborough, Yorkshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Millepore Bed
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Bathonian Age (Jurassic Period) – Bajocian Age (Jurassic Period) (166.1 – 170.3 Ma B.P.)


Cox, L.R. & Arkell, W.J. 1948. A survey of the mollusca of the British Great Oolite series Palaeontographical Society Monographs explanation of pl. xiv fig.11

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.132 pl. xiv fig.11

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.93

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