GB3D Type Fossils

 Home   The project   Search  About fossils Contributors Downloads Links Contact us

Fossil specimen : OUM J.16770 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Ammonites pectinatus Phillips, 1871
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Ammonites pectinatus Phillips, 1871 – See Phillips (1871): Holotype

Registration No. J.16770
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
Comments Arkell, 1956, states that holotype is lost & selects J.16771 as neotype
Country England
Locality Shotover, Oxford, Oxfordshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Pectinatus Sand Member
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


PHILLIPS, J. 1871. Geology of Oxford and the Valley of the Thames. Clarendon Press, Oxford, xxiv + 523 pp., diagrs I-CCVII. p. 331; pl. XV, fig. 17

Available Images

High resolution photographs


3972 KB


1585 KB


1517 KB

Steroscopic photographs


4691 KB

View these images in your web browser using our JPEG2000 viewer. Zoom in and out and pan around in high resolution. Requires JavaScript to be enabled.

Download these images as high resolution JPEG2000 files. You may need to use image-editing software to view these files.

click image or here to close