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Fossil specimen : NMW 77.12G.98 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Virgatopavlovia hounstoutensis Cope, 1978
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Virgatopavlovia hounstoutensis Cope, 1978 – See Cope (1978): Holotype

Provenance
Registration No. 77.12G.98
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Cope, J.C.W.
Held By Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales Logo Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum of Wales
Comments Upper Kimmeridgian
Location
Country England
Locality Hounstout Cliff, Worth Matravers, Dorset
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit 7.5m below base of Hounstout Clay, Kimmeridge Clay Formation
Biozone fittoni
Geological Age

Kimmeridgian Age (Jurassic Period) (150.8 – 155.6 Ma B.P.)

References
References

Cope, J C W. 1978. The ammonite faunas and stratigraphy of the upper part of the Upper Kimmeridge Clay of Dorset. Palaeontology, Vol. 21, 469-533. p.520, pl.53, fig.2.

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