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Fossil specimen : SM J 3282 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Quenstedtoceras (Quenstedtoceras) leachi (Sowerby J.)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Quenstedtoceras (Quenstedtoceras) leachi (Sowerby J.) – See Arkell, W.J. (1939c)

Vertumniceras vertumnus (Bean-Leckenby) – See Buckman, S.S. (1918b): Holotype

Quenstedtoceras vertumnus (Bean-Leckenby) – See Buckman (1913)

Ammonites vertumnus (Bean-Leckenby) – See Woods, H. (1891)

Ammonites vertumnus Leckenby (Bean ms.) – See Leckenby (1859): Holotype

Registration No. J 3282
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Leckenby, John (1814-1877)
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Country England
Locality Gristhorpe Bay, Scarborough, Yorkshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Hackness Rock
Biozone vertumnus
Geological Age

Callovian Age (Jurassic Period) (161.2 – 164.7 Ma B.P.)


Arkell, W.J. 1939 c. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. xcv (error for vol. xvc ??) p.168

Buckman 1913. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. lxix pp.153, 165

Buckman, S.S. 1918 b. Yorkshire type ammonites ii part xvi, p. xiv no.116 pl. cxvia figs.1-3 no.1 in table of measurements

Leckenby 1859. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. xv p.9 pl.1 figs.3 a, b

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.125

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