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Fossil specimen : OUM J.23948 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Echinodermata

    Class Echinoidea

      Order Hemicidaroida

Fossil Name Hemicidaris stokesii Wright, 1857
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Hemicidaris stokesii Wright, 1857 – See Wright (1857): Holotype

Cidaris – See Stokes (1829)

Registration No. J.23948
Collector Stokes, C.
Donor or Associated Person Stokes, C.
Held By Oxford University Museum of Natural History Logo Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Country England
Locality Stonesfield, Oxfordshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Stonesfield Slate
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Bathonian Age (Jurassic Period) (166.1 – 168.3 Ma B.P.)


STOKES, C. 1829. Explanatory of three drawings of Echini. Trans. geol. Soc. Lond., New Series 2, II, 406, pl. XLV. p. 406; lign. 1

WRIGHT, T. 1857. Monograph on the British fossil Echinodermata of the Oolitic Formations:- The Echinoidea, part 1. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), I, 1-154, pls I-X. p. 76, 77; pl. III, fig. 3

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