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Fossil specimen : SM J 4822 – Neotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Kosmoceras gemmatum (Phillips)
Type Status Neotype
Name History

Kosmoceras gemmatum (Phillips)

Kosmoceras (Spinikosmoceras) gemmatum (Phillips): Neotype

Cosmoceras pollux (Rein)

Cosmoceras gemmatum (Phillips)

Registration No. J 4822
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, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Scarborough Castle, Yorkshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Hackness Rock
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Callovian Age (Jurassic Period) (163.5 – 166.1 Ma B.P.)


Arkell, W.J. 1939 c. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. xcv (error for vol. xvc ??) (2): p.189 text-fig.4

Howarth 1962. Palaeontology vol. v (3): p.125

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