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Fossil specimen : SM J 3277 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Peltoceras (Peltoceratoides) subtense (Leckenby)
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Peltoceras (Peltoceratoides) subtense (Leckenby) – See Arkell, W.J. (1939b)

Peltoceras subtense (Bean) – See Buckman, S.S. (1914)

Peltoceras subtense (Bean) – See Buckman (1913): Lectotype

Ammonites subtensis Bean ms.: Syntype

Ammonites arduennensis d'Orbigny – See Leckenby (1859)

Ammonites subtensis Bean

Registration No. J 3277
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 Castle Rock, Scarborough, Yorkshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Hackness Rock
Biozone athleta
Geological Age

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


Arkell, W.J. 1939 b. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. xvc p.183

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.99 pl. xcixa, pl. xcixb fig.1 no.1 in table of measurements

Leckenby 1859. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. xv p.10

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