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Fossil specimen : NMW 77.12G.27 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Pavlovia composita Cope, 1978
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Pavlovia composita Cope, 1978 – See Cope (1978): Paratype

Registration No. 77.12G.27
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 Hounstout Cliff, Worth Matravers, Dorset
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit 7.7m below Bed 2, Kimmeridge Clay Formation
Biozone pallasioides
Geological Age

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


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.492

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