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Fossil specimen : OUM J.01117 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Micromphalites micromphalus (Phillips, 1871)
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Micromphalites micromphalus (Phillips, 1871) – See Arkell (1951): Lectotype

Ammonites micromphalus Phillips, 1871 – See Phillips (1871): Syntype

Registration No. J.01117
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Phillips, J.
Held By Oxford University Museum of Natural History Logo Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Country England
Locality Stonesfield, Oxfordshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Stonesfield Slate
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


ARKELL, W.J. 1951. A Monograph of English Bathonian Ammonites, part 2. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 47-72, pls V-VIII. pp. 45 - 47; pl. IV, fig. 4

PHILLIPS, J. 1871. Geology of Oxford and the Valley of the Thames. Clarendon Press, Oxford, xxiv + 523 pp., diagrs I-CCVII. p. 177; ? pl. X, fig. 38

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