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Fossil specimen : SM J 5730 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Macrocephalites (Dolikephalites) typicus Blake
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Macrocephalites (Dolikephalites) typicus Blake

Macrocephalites (Dolikephalites) typicus Blake: Holotype

Macrocephalus typicus Blake: Undifferentiated Type

Provenance
Registration No. J 5730
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
Comments
Location
Country England
Locality Scarborough, Yorkshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Cornbrash
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Callovian Age (Jurassic Period) – Bathonian Age (Jurassic Period) (161.2 – 167.7 Ma B.P.)

References
References

Blake, J.F. 1905. A monograph of the fauna of the Cornbrash Palaeontographical Society Monographs (1): p.42 pl. iii figs.1 a-b

Callomon, J.H. 1955. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society (B) vol. 239 (4): p.242

Cox, L.R. & Arkell, W.J. 1950. A survey of the mollusca of the British Great Oolite series Palaeontographical Society Monographs (2): p.93

Cox, L.R. & Arkell, W.J. 1950. A survey of the mollusca of the British Great Oolite series Palaeontographical Society Monographs (3): p.93 explanation of Blake's pl.iii

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