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Fossil specimen : SM J 47189 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Macrocephalites (Kamptokephalites) subpila Spath
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Macrocephalites (Kamptokephalites) subpila Spath

Kamptokephalites subpila Spath: Holotype

Ammonites herveyi Sowerby J.: Syntype

Registration No. J 47189
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 Bradford, Wiltshire, England
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.)


Sowerby, J. 1818. The mineral conchology of Great Britain vol. ii (1): p.215 pl. cxcv lower fig.

Spath 1928 c. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of India. Palaeontologia Indica, n.s. ix mem. 2 (2): p.173

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