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Fossil specimen : OUM J.16380 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Quenstedtoceras flexicostatum (Phillips, 1829)
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Quenstedtoceras flexicostatum (Phillips, 1829) – See Callomon & Wright (1989): Lectotype

Quenstedtoceras (Bourkelamberticeras) lamberti (J. Sowerby, 1819) – See Arkell (1939)

Ammonites flexicostatus Phillips, 1829 – See Phillips (1829): Syntype

Registration No. J.16380
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Phillips, J.
Held By Oxford University Museum of Natural History Logo Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Country England
Locality Hackness or Scarborough, North Yorkshire
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Hackness Rock
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. 171

CALLOMON, J.H. and WRIGHT, J.K. 1989. Cardioceratid and kosmoceratid ammonites from the Callovian of Yorkshire. Palaeontology, 32 (4), 799-836. pp. 804, 826, 829; text-fig. 2 c, pl. 95, figs 1 a - c

PHILLIPS, J. 1829. Illustrations of the Geology of Yorkshire; or, a description of the Strata of the Yorkshire Coast, part 1. Thomas Wilson and Sons, York. xvi + 192 pp., 14 pls. pp. 142, 189; pl. VI, fig. 20

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