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Fossil specimen : OUM J.00910 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Provirgatites albani Arkell, 1935
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Provirgatites albani Arkell, 1935 – See Arkell (1947): Holotype

Provirgatites albani Arkell, 1935 – See Arkell (1935): Holotype

Registration No. J.00910
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Arkell, W.J.
Held By Oxford University Museum of Natural History Logo Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Country England
Locality Emmit Hill, St Alban's Head, Dorset
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Emmit Hill Marls, Arkell's Bed 11
Biozone Zaraiskites scythicus
Geological Age

Portlandian Age (Jurassic Period) (145.5 – 148 Ma B.P.)


ARKELL, W.J. 1935. The Portland Beds of the Dorset Mainland. Proc. Geol. Ass., 46, 301-347. p. 339; pl. 26, fig. 2

ARKELL, W.J. 1947. The Geology of the country around Weymouth, Swanage, Corfe and Lulworth. Mem. geol. Surv. G.B., 386 pp. p. 77; fig. 17, no. 2

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