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Fossil specimen : SM E 13406 – Undifferentiated Type

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Prolecanites henslowi (Sowerby J.)
Type Status Undifferentiated Type
Name History

Prolecanites henslowi (Sowerby J.)

Prolecanites compressus (Sowerby J.)

Goniatites henslowi (Sowerby J.)

Ammonites henslowi Sowerby J.: Undifferentiated Type

Registration No. E 13406
Collector Henslow, J.S.
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country Isle of Man
Locality Scarlet Point, Isle of Man, Britain
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Carboniferous Limestone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Visean Stage (Carboniferous Period) – Tournaisian Stage (Carboniferous Period) (329 – 358.9 Ma B.P.)


Foord & Crick 1894. Geological Magazine vol. (4) i (4): p.13

Sowerby, J. 1821. The mineral conchology of Great Britain vol. iii (1): p.111 pl. cclxii [ upper figure]

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 (3): p.127

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