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Fossil specimen : OUM J.04563 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

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

Perisphinctes (Perisphinctes) shortlakensis Arkell, 1935 – See Arkell (1935): Holotype

Registration No. J.04563
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 Between Shortlake and Black Head, west of Osmington Mills, Dorset
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Clavellata Formation, Red Beds
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. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 1-30, pls A, B, I-VI. p. 21; pl. V, figs 1 a, b

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