GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : SM J 11377 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Myophorella (Myophorella) caytonensis Duff, 1978
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Myophorella (Myophorella) caytonensis Duff, 1978 – See Duff, K.L. (1978): Holotype

Trigonia rupellensis d'Orbigny – See Woods, H. (1891)

Trigonia rupellensis d'Orbigny – See Lycett, J. (1872)

Trigonia clavellata Parkinson – See Leckenby (1859)

Registration No. J 11377
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 Red Cliff, Clayton Bay, Scarborough, Yorkshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Kellaways Rock (Kelloway Rock)
Biozone calloviense (Duff 1978)
Geological Age

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


Duff, K.L. 1978. Bivalvia from the English Lower Oxford Clay (Middle Jurassic) Palaeontographical Society Monographs p.89 pl.10 fig.10

Leckenby 1859. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. xv p.8

Lycett, J. 1872. A monograph of the British fossil Trigoniae Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. viii p.28 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.92

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