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Fossil specimen : SM J 3274 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Beaniceras luridum (Simpson)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Beaniceras luridum (Simpson) – See Howarth (1962)

Beaniceras luridum (Simpson) – See Dean, Donovan & Howarth (1961): Holotype

Beaniceras luridum (Simpson) – See Spath (1938)

Beaniceras luridum (Simpson) – See Buckman, S.S. (1913): Holotype

Ammonites luridus Simpson – See Simpson, M. (1884)

Ammonites luridus Simpson – See Simpson, M. (1855): Holotype

Ammonites luridus Simpson

Registration No. J 3274
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 Whitby, Yorkshire?
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lower Lias
Biozone ibex
Geological Age

Early Jurassic Epoch (Jurassic Period) (174.1 – 201.3 Ma B.P.)


Buckman, S.S. 1913. Yorkshire type ammonites ii part ix no. 73 pl. lxxiii figs.1-5

Dean, Donovan & Howarth 1961. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Geology vol. iv p.465 pl.69 figs.6 a-b

Howarth 1962. Palaeontology vol. v p.111

Simpson, M. 1855. The fossils of the Yorkshire Lias 1st edition p.46

Simpson, M. 1884. The fossils of the Yorkshire Lias 2nd. edition (and 1942 3rd. ed.) p.76

Spath 1938. A catalogue of the ammonites of the Liassic family Liparoceratidae in the British Museum (Natural History) p.100

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