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Fossil specimen : SM J 5139 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Androgynoceras (Oistoceras) wrighti (Spath)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Androgynoceras (Oistoceras) wrighti (Spath): Holotype

Oistoceras wrighti Spath

Oistoceras wrighti Spath: Holotype

Oistoceras curvicornum (Wright non Schlönbach)


Ammonites (Aegoceras) curvicornus Schloenbach

Aegoceras curvicorne Schlönbach

Registration No. J 5139
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 Charmouth, Dorset, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Limestone
Biozone figulinum
Geological Age

Mid Jurassic Epoch (Jurassic Period) – Early Jurassic Epoch (Jurassic Period) (163.5 – 201.3 Ma B.P.)


Donovan, D.T. 1954. Synoptic supplement to T. Wright's 'Monograph on the lias ammonites of the British Islands'(1878-86) Palaeontographical Society Monographs (6): pp.16, 21,35

Spath 1936 c. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. xcii (4): p.451

Spath 1938. A catalogue of the ammonites of the Liassic family Liparoceratidae in the British Museum (Natural History) (5): p.166

Trueman, A.E. 1919 for 1918. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. lxxiv (3): p.286

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 (2): p.122

Wright, T. 1880 - 1882. Monograph on the Lias ammonites of the British Islands Palaeontographical Society Monographs (1): p.377 (1882) pl. xxxi figs.3-4 (1880)

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