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Fossil specimen : OUM J.04244 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Perisphinctes (Dichotomosphinctes) auriculatus Arkell, 1935
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Perisphinctes (Dichotomosphinctes) auriculatus Arkell, 1935 – See Arkell (1935): Holotype

Registration No. J.04244
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 Lamb Inn Quarry, Kingston Bagpuize, Oxfordshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Corallian Group, Arkell's Bed 6
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


ARKELL, W.J. 1935. A Monograph on the ammonites of the English Corallian Beds, part I and IV. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), i-xxxii, 1-30, pls A, B, I-VI and 69-104, pls XIV-XVIII. (part I) p. xxix, (part IV) p. 77; (part I) pl. B, figs 3 a, b, (part IV) pl. XVII, fig. 7

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