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Fossil specimen : OUM J.16025 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Androgynoceras henleyi (J. Sowerby, 1817)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Androgynoceras henleyi (J. Sowerby, 1817) – See Spath (1938): Holotype

Ammonites henleyi J. Sowerby, 1817 – See J. Sowerby (1817): Holotype

Provenance
Registration No. J.16025
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 Spath, 1938, states that holotype is lost & selects Natural History Museum C.38486 as neotype. Lower Pliensbachian
Location
Country England
Locality Lyme Regis, Dorset
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Lias Group, Lower Lias
Biozone Prodactylioceras davoei
Geological Age

Pliensbachian Age (Jurassic Period) (183 – 189.6 Ma B.P.)

References
References

SOWERBY, J. 1817. The mineral conchology of Great Britain. Volume II (30). Printed by B. Meredith, London, pp. 155-166, pls CLXIX-CLXXIV. ? p. 161; ? pl. CLXXII

SPATH, L.F. 1938. A catalogue of the Liassic family Lipoceratidae in the British Museum (Natural History). Printed by order of the Trustees of the British Museum, London, ix + 191 pp., pls I-XXVI. ? p. 119

Available Images

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