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Fossil specimen : SM B 53 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Stoliczkaia (Faraudiella) sexangulata (Seeley)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Stoliczkaia (Faraudiella) sexangulata (Seeley)

Neophlycticeras sexangulatum (Seeley) – See Cooper, M.R. & Kennedy, W.J. (1979)

Acanthoceras brottianus var. sexangulatus Seeley – See Spath, L.F. (1931)

Ammonites brottianus var. sexangulatus Seeley – See Jukes-Browne, A.J. (1900)

Ammonites sexangulatus Seeley – See Woods, H. (1891)

Ammonites rhamnonotus var. sexangulatus Seeley – See Jukes-Browne, A.J. (1877)

Ammonites sexangulatus Seeley – See Seeley, H.G. (1865b): Holotype

Registration No. B 53
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Cambridge Greensand
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


Cooper, M.R. & Kennedy, W.J. 1979. Uppermost Albian ( Stoliczkaia dispar Zone) ammonites from the Angolan littoral Annals of the South African Museum vol. 77 p.245 fig.42

Jukes-Browne, A.J. 1877. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. xxxiii p.491

Jukes-Browne, A.J. 1900. The Cretaceous rocks of Britain Memoirs of the Geological Survey of England and Wales vol. i: The Gault and Upper Greensand of England p.443

Seeley, H.G. 1865 b. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. 3, vol. xvi p.233 pl. xi fig. 1

Spath, L.F. 1931. A monograph of the Ammonoidea of the Gault vol. ii p.327 text-figs. 107 a-c

Woods, H. 1891. Catalogue of the Type Fossils in the Woodwardian Museum, Cambridge. Henry Woods with preface by T. McKenny Hughes CUP. 180+xiv SPL: II. 16 p.124

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