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Fossil specimen : SM J 3276 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Chamoussetia
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Chamoussetia – See Arkell, W.J. (1948)

Phlycticeras hyperbolicum (Simpson-Leckenby) – See Buckman, S.S. (1914)

Phlycticeras hyperbolicum (Simpson-Leckenby) – See Buckman (1913)

Ammonites hyperbolicus [Simpson ms.] Leckenby – See Woods, H. (1891)

Ammonites hyperbolicus Leckenby ex Simpson ms. – See Leckenby (1859): Holotype

Registration No. J 3276
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 Red Cliff, Scarborough, Yorkshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Kellaways Rock
Biozone koenigi
Geological Age

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


Arkell, W.J. 1948. A monograph on the ammonites of the English corallian beds Palaeontographical Society Monographs p.398

Buckman 1913. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. lxix pp.154, 164

Buckman, S.S. 1914. Yorkshire type ammonites vol. ii part xiii no.98 pl. xcviiia, pl. xcviiib figs.1-2

Leckenby 1859. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. xv pp.7, 12,15 pl. ii figs.4 a, 4 b

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 p.123

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