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Fossil specimen : OUM J.04097-J.04097a – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Perisphinctes branensis Arkell, 1937
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Perisphinctes branensis Arkell, 1937 – See Arkell (1937): Holotype

Registration No. J.04097-J.04097a
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
Comments Specimen in 2 pieces
Country England
Locality Between West of Bran Point and Osmington, Dorset
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Clavellata Formation, Red Beds
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Oxfordian Age (Jurassic Period) (157.3 – 163.5 Ma B.P.)


ARKELL, W.J. 1937. A Monograph on the ammonites of the English Corallian Beds, part III. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), xlvii-liv, 43-67, pls E, F, XI-XIII. pp. 42, 43; pl. XI, figs 1 - 4, text-fig. 16

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