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Fossil specimen : OUM J.04270 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Perisphinctes (Arisphinctes) plicatilis (J. Sowerby, 1817)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Perisphinctes (Arisphinctes) plicatilis (J. Sowerby, 1817) – See Arkell (1939): Holotype

Ammonites plicatilis J. Sowerby, 1818 – See Healey (1905): Holotype

Perisphinctes plicatilis (J. Sowerby, 1818) – See Healey (1904): Holotype

Ammonites plicatilis J. Sowerby, 1817 – See J. Sowerby (1817): Holotype

Registration No. J.04270
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Buckland, W.
Held By Oxford University Museum of Natural History Logo Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Country England
Locality Dry Sandford or Marcham, Oxfordshire
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Beckley Sand Member
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


ARKELL, W.J. 1939. A Monograph on the Ammonites of the English Corallian Beds, part V. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 105-190, pls XIX-XL. pp. 130 (text-fig. 41), 145; pl. XXIX, figs 1 a - c

HEALEY, M. 1904. Notes on some Upper Jurassic ammonites, with special reference to specimens in the University Museum, Oxford : No. 1. Q. Jl. geol. Soc. Lond., LX, 54-64, pls IX-XII. p. 55; pl. IX, figs 1, 2

HEALEY, M. 1905. Ammonites plicatilis Sowerby, 1818. Palaeontologia Universalis, Centuria 1, Série I (3), 47-75. p. 57 a; figs T.1, T1a, T1b

SOWERBY, J. 1817. The mineral conchology of Great Britain. Volume II (29). Printed by B. Meredith, London, pp. 141-154, pls CLXIII-CLXVIII. p. 149; pl. CLXVI

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