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Fossil specimen : OUM J.29237 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Longaeviceras staffinense Sykes, 1975
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Longaeviceras staffinense Sykes, 1975 – See Sykes (1975): Holotype

Registration No. J.29237
Collector Sykes, R.M.
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By Oxford University Museum of Natural History Logo Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Country Scotland
Locality Staffin, Isle of Skye, Scotland
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Dunans Clay Member, 7.5 m above base
Biozone Cardioceras scarburgense
Geological Age

Oxfordian Age (Jurassic Period) (157.3 – 163.5 Ma B.P.)


SYKES, R.M. 1975. The stratigraphy of the Callovian and Oxfordian Stages (Middle-Upper Jurassic) in northern Scotland. Scott. Jl. Geol., 11, 51-78. pp. 72, 73; pl. 1, figs 1 a - c

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