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Fossil specimen : OUM K.38091 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Mariella (Mariella) torquatus Wright & Kennedy, 1996
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Mariella (Mariella) torquatus Wright & Kennedy, 1996 – See Wright & Kennedy (1996): Holotype

Registration No. K.38091
Collector Hancock, J.M.
Donor or Associated Person Hancock, J.M.
Held By Oxford University Museum of Natural History Logo Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Country England
Locality White Hart Sandpit, Wilmington, Devon
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Chalk Group, Mantelliceras couloni horizon, Basement Bed of Wilmington Sands
Biozone Neostlingoceras carcitanensis
Geological Age

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


WRIGHT, C.W. and KENNEDY, W.J. 1996. The Ammonoidea of the Lower Chalk. Part 5. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 150 (601), 320-403, pls 95-124. pp. 334 - 335; pl. 100, figs 2 a - c

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