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Fossil specimen : SM J 44287 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Pleuroceras paucicostatum Howarth
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Pleuroceras paucicostatum Howarth: Holotype


Registration No. J 44287
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Howarth, Michael Kingsley (b. 1932)
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Hawsker Bottoms, Yorkshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Middle Lias
Biozone spinatum
Geological Age

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


Howarth 1955. Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society vol. xxx (1): pp.154, 164 text fig.3 c-d

Howarth, M.K. 1958. A monograph of the Ammonites of the Liassic family Amaltheidae in Britain Palaeontographical Society Monographs (2): p.31 pl. vi figs.6 a-b

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