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Fossil specimen : SM J 29006 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Oppelia (Oxycerites) pygmaea Arkell
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Oppelia (Oxycerites) pygmaea Arkell: Holotype

Registration No. J 29006
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Arkell, William Joselyn (1904-1958)
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Powerstock (station quarry), Dorset, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Zigzag Bed
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Mid Jurassic Epoch (Jurassic Period) (163.5 – 174.1 Ma B.P.)


Arkell, W.J. 1951 b. Monograph of the English Bathonian ammonites Palaeontographical Society Monographs (1): p.62 pl. vi fig.2

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