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Fossil specimen : OUM K.00833 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Mortoniceras (Mortoniceras) inflatum (J. Sowerby, 1817)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Mortoniceras (Mortoniceras) inflatum (J. Sowerby, 1817) – See Kennedy & Hancock (1976): Holotype

Mortoniceras (Pervinquieria) inflatum (J. Sowerby, 1817) – See Spath (1932): Holotype

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

Registration No. K.00833
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Old OUM Collection; Buckland, W.
Held By Oxford University Museum of Natural History Logo Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Country England
Locality Isle of Wight, Hampshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Upper Greensand Formation, Sandstone and Rag Series
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Albian Age (Cretaceous Period) (100.5 – 113 Ma B.P.)


KENNEDY, W.J. and HANCOCK, J.M. 1976. The Mid-Cretaceous of the United Kingdom. Ann. Mus. Hist. nat. Nice, IV, V.1-V.72. p. V.36; pl. 2, figs 1 a - c

SOWERBY, J. 1817. The mineral conchology of Great Britain. Volume II (31). Printed by B. Meredith, London, pp. 167-178, pls CLXXV-CLXXX. p. 170; pl. CLXXVIII

SPATH, L.F. 1932. A monograph of the Ammonoidea of the Gault. Volume II, part 9. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 379-410, pls XXXVII-XLII. pp. 381 - 384; text-fig. 125

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