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Fossil specimen : OUM J.20213 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Zugodactylites thompsoni Howarth, 1978
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Zugodactylites thompsoni Howarth, 1978 – See Howarth (1978): Paratype

Registration No. J.20213
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person ? Green, A.H.
Held By Oxford University Museum of Natural History Logo Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Country England
Locality Eydon, Northamptonshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Lias Group, Middle Leda ovum Beds, Upper Lias
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Toarcian Age (Jurassic Period) (175.6 – 183 Ma B.P.)


HOWARTH, M.K. 1978. The stratigraphy and ammonite fauna of the Upper Lias of Northamptonshire. Bull. Br.Mus. nat. Hist. (Geology), 29, (3), 235-288, pls. 1-9. p. 274; pl. 8, fig. 3

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