GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : OUM J.02248 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Amaltheus stokesi (J. Sowerby, 1818)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Amaltheus stokesi (J. Sowerby, 1818) – See Howarth (1958): Holotype

Ammonites stokesi J. Sowerby, 1818 – See J. Sowerby (1818): Holotype

Registration No. J.02248
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Buckland, W.
Held By Oxford University Museum of Natural History Logo Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Comments Upper Pliensbachian
Country England
Locality Eype Mouth, Bridport, Dorset
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Lias Group, Marl Bed, Middle Lias
Biozone Amaltheus margaritatus
Geological Age

Pliensbachian Age (Jurassic Period) (182.7 – 190.8 Ma B.P.)


HOWARTH, M.K. 1958. A Monograph of the ammonites of the Liassic Family Amaltheidae in Britain. part I. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 1-26, pls. I-IV. p. 3; pl. I, figs 7 a, b

SOWERBY, J. 1818. The mineral conchology of Great Britain. Volume II (33). Printed by B. Meredith, London, pp. 195-210, pls CLXXXVII-CXCII. p. 205; pl. CXCI

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