GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : NMW 77.12G.13 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Pectinatites (Pectinatites) dorsetensis Cope, 1978
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Pectinatites (Pectinatites) dorsetensis Cope, 1978 – See Cope (1978): Holotype

Provenance
Registration No. 77.12G.13
Collector Cope, J.C.W.
Donor or Associated Person Cope, J.C.W.
Held By Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales Logo Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum of Wales
Comments Upper Kimmeridgian
Location
Country England
Locality Egmont Bight, Worth Matravers, Dorset
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Bed 6d, Kimmeridge Clay Formation
Biozone paravirgatus, pectinatus
Geological Age

Kimmeridgian Age (Jurassic Period) (150.8 – 155.6 Ma B.P.)

References
References

Cope, J C W. 1978. The ammonite faunas and stratigraphy of the upper part of the Upper Kimmeridge Clay of Dorset. Palaeontology, Vol. 21, 469-533. p.476, text-fig. 3.

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