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Fossil specimen : NMW 77.12G.439 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

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

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

Registration No. 77.12G.439
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 Rope Lake Head, Kimmeridge, Dorset
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit 9.1m below Basalt Stone Band, Kimmeridge Clay Formation
Biozone hudlestoni
Geological Age

Kimmeridgian Age (Jurassic Period) (152.1 – 157.3 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.55, the accession number was not quoted.

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