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Fossil specimen : SM J 47191 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

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

Macrocephalites (Kamptokephalites) bedfordensis (Spath)

Kamptokephalites bedfordensis Spath: Holotype

Macrocephalites macrocephalus (Schlotheim)

Registration No. J 47191
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 Bedford, Bedfordshire, 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.)


Blake, J.F. 1905. A monograph of the fauna of the Cornbrash Palaeontographical Society Monographs (1): p.43 pl. iv fig.1

Spath 1928 b. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of India. Palaeontologia Indica n.s. iv mem.2 (2): p.172

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