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Fossil specimen : OUM J.12807 – Neotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Quenstedtoceras leachi (J. Sowerby, 1819)
Type Status Neotype
Name History

Quenstedtoceras leachi (J. Sowerby, 1819) – See Arkell (1939): Neotype

Registration No. J.12807
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 Tidmoor Point, near Weymouth, Dorset
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Peterborough Member
Biozone Quenstedtoceras lamberti
Geological Age

Callovian Age (Jurassic Period) (163.5 – 166.1 Ma B.P.)


ARKELL, W.J. 1939. The Ammonite succession at the Woodham Brick Company's Pit, Akeman Street Station, Buckinghamshire, and its bearing on the classification of the Oxford Clay. Q. Jl geol. Soc. Lond., XCV (2), 135-222, pls VIII-XI. p. 209, table III, p. 220; pl. X, figs 5 a - c

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