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Fossil specimen : OUM J.20276 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Ammonites fimbriatus J. Sowerby, 1817
Type Status Holotype
Name History

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

Registration No. J.20276
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 Lower Pliensbachian
Country England
Locality Lyme Regis, Dorset
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Lias Group, Lower Lias
Biozone Aegoceras capricornus
Geological Age

Pliensbachian Age (Jurassic Period) (182.7 – 190.8 Ma B.P.)


SOWERBY, J. 1817. The mineral conchology of Great Britain. Volume II (29). Printed by B. Meredith, London, pp. 141-154, pls CLXIII-CLXVIII. p. 145; pl. CLXIV

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