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Fossil specimen : OUM J.16771 – Neotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Pectinatites pectinatus (Phillips, 1871)
Type Status Neotype
Name History

Pectinatites pectinatus (Phillips, 1871) – See Arkell (1956): Neotype

Pectinatites pectinatus (Phillips, 1871) – See Arkell (1933)

Registration No. J.16771
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 Erected as neotype by Arkell, 1956, in the belief that the holotype, J.16770, was lost
Country England
Locality Shotover Hill, 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.)


ARKELL, W.J. 1933. The Jurassic System in Great Britain. Oxford: Clarendon Press. i-xii, 681 pp., 42 pls. p. 613; pl. XL, fig. 5

ARKELL, W.J. 1956. Jurassic Geology of the World. Oliver and Boyd, Edinburgh, xiv + 806 pp. p. 781; pl. 41, fig. 6

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