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Alaria Coronata

  • Alaria coronata

Alaria coronata has been used as

  • Alaria coronata Tate, 1867 and
  • Alaria coronata Moore, 1867

Alaria coronata Tate, 1867

Original Description of Alaria coronata by Tate, 1867, p. 152:

  • "Shell fusiform, whorls 5 or 6, each with an acute, undulate, spinous, mesial carina; the last whorl with 2 subordinate, obtuse carinae, which are somewhat rugulose, not spinous; whorls with alternately large and small transverse rugulose striae, crossed by very fine oblique striations. The wing and digitations are not preserved in this unique specimen."

Locus typicus: Sunday's River, South Africa

Stratum typicum: "In light-grey sandy shell-rock on the Sunday's River, associated with Ammonites subanceps.", Uitenhage Formation, Early Cretaceous

Alaria coronata Tate, 1867, pl. VII, fig. 9

  • the text points to fig. 7, but the only gastropod on plate VII is fig. 9

References

  • R. Tate, 1867. On some secondary fossils from South Africa. The Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London, vol. XXIII, pp. 139-174, pls. V-IX Fulltext

Alaria coronata Moore, 1867

Alaria coronata Moore, 1867; Undifferentiated Type; Upper Lias (incl. Cotteswold & Midford Sands), Jurassic; Ilminster, Somerset, England; Copyright Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences

References

  • Moore, C., 1866. On the Middle and Upper Lias of the South West of England. Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological & Natural History Society, Pl.4, fig.3 vol 13

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