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Fossil specimen : OUM J.04544 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Aspidoceras (Euaspidoceras) paucituberculatum Arkell, 1927
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Aspidoceras (Euaspidoceras) paucituberculatum Arkell, 1927 – See Arkell (1940): Holotype

Aspidoceras paucituberculata Arkell, 1927 – See Arkell (1927): Holotype

Registration No. J.04544
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 Hangman's Elm Quarry, Highworth, Wiltshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Corallian Group, Bottom of Arkell's Bed 6 (Trigonia perlata Limestones)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


ARKELL, W.J. 1927. The Corallian Rocks of Oxford, Berks. and North Wilts. Phil. Trans. R. Soc., 216 (Series B), CCXVI, 67-181. p. 177; pl. 2, fig. 2

ARKELL, W.J. 1940. A Monograph on the Ammonites of the English Corallian Beds, part VI. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), lxv-lxxii, 191-216, pls XLI-XLVII. p. 210; pl. XLV, fig. 2

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