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Fossil specimen : SM J 3299 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Grossouvria (Poculisphinctes) auriculare (Buckman)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Grossouvria (Poculisphinctes) auriculare (Buckman)

Poculisphinctes auricularis Buckman: Holotype

Ammonites poculum Leckenby (Bean ms.): Syntype

Registration No. J 3299
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, Yorkshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Kellaways 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 ??) (4): p.179

Buckman, S.S. 1920. Yorkshire type ammonites vol. iii (3): pl. clxxxvi figs.1-5

Leckenby 1859. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. xv (1): p.9 pl.1 fig.4 a

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.124

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