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Fossil specimen : OUM J.04328 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Perisphinctes (Perisphinctes) variocostatus (Buckland, 1836)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Perisphinctes (Perisphinctes) variocostatus (Buckland, 1836) – See Arkell (1957): Holotype

Perisphinctes (Perisphinctes) variocostatus (Buckland, 1836) – See Arkell (1947): Holotype

Ammonites variocostatus Buckland, 1836 – See Healey (1905): Holotype

Perisphinctes variocostatus (Buckland, 1836) – See Healey (1904): Holotype

Ammonites variocostatus Buckland, 1836 – See Buckland (1836): Holotype

Provenance
Registration No. J.04328
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
Comments
Location
Country England
Locality Hawnes, 3 miles NE of Ampthill, 4 miles south of Bedford, Bedfordshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Drift from Ampthill Clay Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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

References
References

ARKELL, W.J. 1947. A Monograph on the Ammonites of the English Corallian beds, part XII. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 333-350, pls LXXI-LXXIV. p. 363; pl. LXXVI, figs 3 a, b

ARKELL, W.J. 1957. Treatise on Invertebrate Palaeontology, Part L, Mollusca 4, Cephalopoda, Ammonoidea. 490 pp. p. L321; fig. 408, 9 a, b

BUCKLAND, W. 1836. Geology and Mineralogy considered with reference to Natural Theology: Bridgewater Treatise VI, II, 1-128, pls 1-69. p. 62; pl. 42, fig. 7

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 (1), 54-64, pls IX-XII. p. 58; pl. XI

HEALEY, M. 1905. Ammonites variocostatus Buckland, 1836. Palaeontologia Universalis, Centuria 1, Série I (3), 47-75. p. 56 a; figs T., T.a

Available Images

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