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Fossil specimen : OUM K.00835 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

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

Mortoniceras (Subschloenbachia) rostratum (J. Sowerby, 1817) – See Kennedy et al. (1998): Holotype

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

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

Registration No. K.00835
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
Country England
Locality Roke, near Benson, Oxfordshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Upper Greensand Formation, Malmstone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


KENNEDY, W.J., COBBAN, W.A., GALE, A.S., HANCOCK, J.M. and LANDMAN, N.H. 1998. Ammonites from the Weno Formation, Albian) in northeast Texas. Am. Mus. Novit., 3236, 46 pp., 37 figs. p. 17; text-figs 9, 11

SOWERBY, J. 1817. The mineral conchology of Great Britain. Volume II (30). Printed by B. Meredith, London, pp. 155-166, pls CLXIX-CLXXIV. p. 163; pl. CLXXIII

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. 400 - 402; text-fig. 136

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