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Fossil specimen : SM J 47193 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Macrocephalites (Kamptokephalites) herveyi (Sowerby J.)
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Macrocephalites (Kamptokephalites) herveyi (Sowerby J.)

Kamptokephalites hervey (Sowerby J.)

Macrocephalites herveyi (Sowerby J.)

Ammonites herveyi Sowerby J.: Syntype

Registration No. J 47193
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
Country England
Locality Spalding, Lincolnshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Cornbrash
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Callovian Age (Jurassic Period) – Bathonian Age (Jurassic Period) (161.2 – 167.7 Ma B.P.)


Blake, J.F. 1905. A monograph of the fauna of the Cornbrash Palaeontographical Society Monographs (2): p.40 (no.36 in table 1), p.46

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

Spath 1928 b. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of India. Palaeontologia Indica n.s. iv mem.2 (3): p.195 pl. xliii figs.2 a-b

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