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Fossil specimen : OUM J.13381a, b – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Pavlovia decipiens (Neaverson, 1924)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Pavlovia decipiens (Neaverson, 1924) – See Arkell (1947): Holotype

Aposphinctoceras decipiens Neaverson, 1924 – See Pringle (1926): Holotype

Pavlovia decipiens (Neaverson, 1924) – See Neaverson (1925): Holotype

Aposphinctoceras decipiens Neaverson, 1924 – See Neaverson (1924): Holotype

Olcostephanus pallasianus (d'Orbigny, 1845) – See Healey (1904)

Registration No. J.13381a, b
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 Specimen in 2 pieces
Country England
Locality Chippinghurst, near Chiselhampton, 2½ miles south of Wheatley, Oxfordshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Kimmeridgian Clay Formation
Biozone Pavlovia pallasioides
Geological Age

Kimmeridgian Age (Jurassic Period) (152.1 – 157.3 Ma B.P.)


ARKELL, W.J. 1947. The Geology of Oxford. Clarendon Press, 267 pp. p. 108

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, 54-64, pls IX-XII. pp. 60, 62; pl. XII, figs 1, 2, text-fig. 3

NEAVERSON, E. 1924. The zonal nomenclature of the Upper Kimmeridge Clay. Geol. Mag., LXI, 145-151. p. 149

NEAVERSON, E. 1925. Ammonites from the Upper Kimmeridge Clay. University Press of Liverpool and Hodder & Stourton, London. 52 pp. pp. 26, 27

PRINGLE, J. 1926. The Geology of the Country around Oxford. Mem. Geol. Surv. England, 191 pp. 2nd Edition. p. 65

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