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Fossil specimen : SM B 1595 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Pleurohoplites epigonus Spath
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Pleurohoplites epigonus Spath – See Spath (1928a): Holotype

Ammonites renauxianus Pictet & Campiche – See Seeley, H.G. (1865b)

Registration No. B 1595
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Country England
Locality Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Cambridge Greensand
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Albian Age (Cretaceous Period) (99.6 – 112 Ma B.P.)


Seeley, H.G. 1865 b. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. 3, vol. xvi p.243 pl. xi fig. 6

Spath 1928 a. A monograph of the Ammonoidea of the Gault Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. i pp. 246-7 text figs. 81 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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