GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : NMW 77.12G.13 – Holotype

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

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
Country England
Locality Egmont Bight, Worth Matravers, Dorset
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Bed 6d, Kimmeridge Clay Formation
Biozone paravirgatus, pectinatus
Geological Age

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


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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