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Fossil specimen : LIVCM 1988.217.AP – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Eleganticeras
Type Status Holotype
Name History


Ammonites elegans Young & Bird, 1822

Registration No. 1988.217.AP
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person University of Liverpool
Held By World Museum Liverpool
Country England
Locality Whitby, Yorkshire
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Jet rock Formation; Septicarinate Fm.
Biozone exaratum
Geological Age

Toarcian Age (Jurassic Period) (175.6 – 183 Ma B.P.)


Buckman, S S, 1913. Yorkshire Type Ammonites volume II plate 110

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