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Fossil specimen : BGS Zu4462 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Dactylioceras commune (Sowerby J)
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Dactylioceras commune (Sowerby J) – See Sowerby, J de C (1815): Lectotype

Registration No. Zu4462
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Baldwin, SA. (July 1982) 1982
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Upper Lias - Lower Toarcian [Whitbian]. Cast only - Original specimen in BM(NH) BM43895a.
Country England
Locality Whitby - N Yorks.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Unknown Stratigraphy Of Any Age
Biozone commune
Geological Age

Not Available () (0 – 0 Ma B.P.)


Original specimen fig'd by Arkell, WJ. 1956. Jurassic Geology of the World pl33.,fig4

Original specimen fig'd by Dean, WT, Donovan, DT & Howarth, MK. 1961. Bulletin BM (NH) Geol p.481-482 pl72.,fig5

Original specimen fig'd by Sowerby, J. 1815. Min Conchology of Great Britain p.10 pl107.,fig2

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