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Fossil specimen : OUM K.33359 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Tarrantoceras (Sumitomoceras) cautisalbae Wright & Kennedy, 1981
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Tarrantoceras (Sumitomoceras) cautisalbae Wright & Kennedy, 1981 – See Wright & Kennedy (1981): Holotype

Sumitomoceras faustum Matsumoto & Muramoto, 1969 – See Kennedy & Hancock (1976)

Sumitomoceras – See Kennedy (1970)

Registration No. K.33359
Collector Hancock, J.M.
Donor or Associated Person Hancock, J.M. 1980
Held By Oxford University Museum of Natural History Logo Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Country England
Locality White Cliff, Seaton, Devon
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Pinnacles Member, Bottom 10 cm of Bed C of Cenomanian Limestone
Biozone Metoicoceras geslinianum
Geological Age

Cenomanian Age (Cretaceous Period) (93.9 – 100.5 Ma B.P.)


KENNEDY, W.J. 1970. The correlation of the Uppermost Albian and the Cenomanian of south-west England. Proc. geol. Ass., 81 (4), 613-677, 20 text-figs. p. 676 (addendum)

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.40; pl. 15, figs 5 a, b

WRIGHT, C.W. and KENNEDY, W.J. 1981. The Ammonoidea of the Plenus Marls and the Middle Chalk. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 134 (560), 1-148, pls 1-32. p. 39; pl. 6, figs 1 a - c

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