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Fossil specimen : SM J 34926 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Choffatia (Loboplanulites) cerealis Arkell
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Choffatia (Loboplanulites) cerealis Arkell: Holotype


Registration No. J 34926
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Bower; Somerset Archaeological and Natural History
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Yeovil district?, Somerset?
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Cornbrash
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Callovian Age (Jurassic Period) – Bathonian Age (Jurassic Period) (163.5 – 168.3 Ma B.P.)


Arkell, W.J. 1958. Monograph of the English Bathonian ammonites Palaeontographical Society Monographs (2): p.219 text-fig.79(2) pl.xxxi figs.4a-b

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