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Fossil specimen : SM J 41508 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Pleuroceras quadratum Howarth
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Pleuroceras quadratum Howarth – See Howarth, M.K. (1958): Holotype


Ammonites spinatus BruguiĆ©re

Registration No. J 41508
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 Down Cliffs, Chideock, Dorset
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Marlstone Rock Bed (Layer R)
Biozone spinatum
Geological Age

Early Jurassic Epoch (Jurassic Period) (174.1 – 201.3 Ma B.P.)


Howarth, M.K. 1958. A monograph of the Ammonites of the Liassic family Amaltheidae in Britain Palaeontographical Society Monographs p.35 pl. viii figs.2 a-b

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