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Fossil specimen : SM J 3279 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

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

Peltoceras (Peltoceratoides) subtense (Leckenby)

Peltoceras subtense (Bean)

Ammonites subtensis Bean ms.: Syntype

Ammonites arduennensis d'Orbigny

Ammonites subtensis Bean

Registration No. J 3279
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 Kellaways Rock
Biozone athleta
Geological Age

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


Buckman, S.S. 1914. Yorkshire type ammonites vol. ii (4): part xiii no.99 pl. xcixb figs.2-3 no. iii in table of measurements

Leckenby 1859. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. xv (2): p.10

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