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Fossil specimen : NMW 77.12G.479 – Paratype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

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

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

Provenance
Registration No. 77.12G.479
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
Location
Country England
Locality Cuddle, Kimmeridge, Dorset
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Lower Cattle Ledge Shale Formation
Biozone scitulus
Geological Age

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

References
References

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.34, the accession number was not quoted.

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