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Fossil specimen : NMW 77.12G.451 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Pectinatites (Virgatosphinctoides) clavelli Cope, 1967
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Pectinatites (Virgatosphinctoides) clavelli Cope, 1967 – See Cope (1967): Paratype

Registration No. 77.12G.451
Collector Cope, J.C.W.
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
Country England
Locality Clavell's Hard, Kimmeridge, Dorset
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit 0.9-2.4m Above Grey Ledge Stone Band, Kimmeridge Clay Formation
Biozone wheatleyensis
Geological Age

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


Cope, J C W. 1967. The palaeontology and stratigraphy of the lower part of the Upper Kimmeridge Clay of Dorset. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Geology, Vol. 15, 1-79. p.39, the accession number was not quoted.

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