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Fossil specimen : OUM J.12809 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Kosmoceras tidmoorense Arkell, 1939
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Kosmoceras tidmoorense Arkell, 1939 – See Arkell (1939): Holotype

Registration No. J.12809
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) (161.2 – 164.7 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. 189; text-fig. 3

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