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Fossil specimen : OUM J.04096 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Perisphinctes (Discosphinctes) cautisrufae Arkell, 1936
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Perisphinctes (Discosphinctes) cautisrufae Arkell, 1936 – See Arkell (1936): Paratype

Registration No. J.04096
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 Black Head, west of Osmington Mills, Dorset
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Clavellata Formation, Arkell's Bed 18d (extreme top of Red Beds)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Oxfordian Age (Jurassic Period) (155.6 – 161.2 Ma B.P.)


ARKELL, W.J. 1936. A Monograph on the ammonites of the English Corallian Beds, part II. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 31-42, pls C, D, VII-X. pp. 35, 36; pl. X, figs 2 a, b, text-fig. 14

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