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Fossil specimen : SM J 12190 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Goliathiceras hyperbolicum (Leckenby)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Goliathiceras hyperbolicum (Leckenby)

Phlycticeras hyperbolicum (Leckenby ex Simpson ms.)

Ammonites hyperbolicus Leckenby ex Simpson ms.: Holotype

Ammonites hyperbolicus Leckenby

Registration No. J 12190
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, Cayton Bay, Scarborough, Yorkshire coast, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lower Calcareous Grit
Biozone mariae
Geological Age

Oxfordian Age (Jurassic Period) (157.3 – 163.5 Ma B.P.)


Arkell, W.J. 1948. A monograph on the ammonites of the English corallian beds Palaeontographical Society Monographs (4): p.397 text-fig. 137

Leckenby 1859. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. xv (2): p.12 pl. ii figs. 4 a-b

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