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Fossil specimen : OUM J.00941 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Parkinsonia oxonica Arkell, 1956
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Parkinsonia oxonica Arkell, 1956 – See Torrens (1969): Holotype

Parkinsonia (Durotrigensia) oxonica Arkell, 1956 – See Arkell (1956): Holotype

Parkinsonia cf. neuffensis (Oppel, 1856) – See Arkell (1947)

Parkinsonia cf. neuffensis (Oppel, 1856) – See Arkell (1947)

Registration No. J.00941
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Arkell, W.J. 1943
Held By Oxford University Museum of Natural History Logo Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Country England
Locality Workhouse Upper Quarry, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Hook Norton Limestone or Chipping Norton Limestone Formation
Biozone Parkinsonia convergens
Geological Age

Bathonian Age (Jurassic Period) (166.1 – 168.3 Ma B.P.)


ARKELL, W.J. 1947. The Geology of Oxford. Clarendon Press, 267 pp. p. 32

ARKELL, W.J. 1947. The Geology of the Evenlode Gorge, Oxfordshire. Proc. Geol. Ass., LVIII (2), 87-113. p. 90

ARKELL, W.J. 1956. A Monograph of English Bathonian Ammonites, part 6. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 141-162, pls XVIII-XIX. pp. 160, 161; text-fig. 59, no. 1

TORRENS, H.S. 1969. The stratigraphical distribution of Bathonian Ammonites in Central England. Geol. Mag., 106 (1), 63-76. p. 75

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