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WELCOME TO THE COMBINED
SCARBOROUGH & WHITBY MUSEUMS
TYPE & FIGURED FOSSILS CATALOGUE

INTRODUCTION & NOTES

Queries / requests to view etc., should be addressed in writing to the relevant Museum as follows:

                    The Registrar,
                    Woodend Museum,
                    The Crescent,
                    Scarborough,
                    N. YORKS YO11 2PW
                    Tel : +44 (0) 1723 232579

                    Hon. Geology Curator,
                    Whitby Museum,
                    Pannett Park,
                    Whitby,
                    N.YORKS YO21 1RE
                    Tel : +44 (0) 1947 602908
   

This combined catalogue was produced as part of the 2000/ 2001 N.E. Dinosaur Coast Project*. It is a combined catalogue for both Scarborough and Whitby Museums.

* The Project partners were Scarborough Museums, Whitby Museum, The North York Moors National Park and the Yorkshire Museums Council. The project was supported by monies from the European Community and matched funding from the partners.

In a document of this size it is possible that, despite proof-reading, errors may still exist. If you suspect or identify an error please, in the first place, notify Mr G Pickles at registrar@whitbymuseum.org.uk

GROUPS
GROUPS are loosely structured according to their taxonomic classification. Within each group species are presented alphabetically.

STATUS
The following status terms are used:

NUMBER
Fossils located at Scarborough Woodend Museum have numbers prefixed by SCAWM and those at Whitby Museum by WHITM. The collection number follows.

HORIZON
This is the stratigraphy relating to the specimen and is given in as much detail as available in the order lithostratigraphy, biostratigraphy, chronostratigraphy.

LOCALITY
Given in as much detail as it is known

REFERENCES
See the full bibliography for all references. Images from the reference follow the reference itself. The images displayed in the webpages are approximately the same size as the original published images. Further images will be added as they become available.

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
The following are acknowledged for permission to publish the images which accompany the individual species information:
Individual images are credited. Apologies if an image still within copyright has been used and not credited. If this is the case please let us know. The people who did all the hard work:
The people who supported the team and made it happen:

Alistair Bowden of Scarborough Council who supervised and organised all the work.
David Gelsthorpe of Scarborough Council for checking of some links (April 2004) and for taking digital photographs of type and cited specimens (May 2004). Most of these photographs incorporate a scale.