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Fossil specimen : SM J 34799 – Neotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Ammonites diversus Simpson
Type Status Neotype
Name History

Ammonites diversus Simpson: Neotype

Eoderoceras diversum (Simpson)

Aegoceras diversum (Simpson)

Aegoceras diversum Simpson

Registration No. J 34799
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Leckenby, John (1814-1877)
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Comments Aegoceras capricornus zone (probably)
Country England
Locality Robin Hood's Bay (Howarth 1962), Whitby, Yorkshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lower Lias
Biozone Aegoceras capricornus
Geological Age

Early Jurassic Epoch (Jurassic Period) (174.1 – 201.3 Ma B.P.)


Howarth 1962. Palaeontology vol. v (3): p.107 pl.15 figs.9a,b

Howarth 1962. Palaeontology vol. v (4): p.107

Tate, R. & Blake, J.F. 1876. The Yorkshire Lias (1): p.282 pl.viii fig.3

Woods 1893 b. Geological Magazine n.s. dec. (3), vol. x (2): p.116

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