GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : OUM J.12815 – Neotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Kosmoceras (Lobokosmoceras) duncani (J. Sowerby, 1817)
Type Status Neotype
Name History

Kosmoceras (Lobokosmoceras) duncani (J. Sowerby, 1817) – See Arkell (1939): Neotype

Registration No. J.12815
Collector Name not available 1916
Donor or Associated Person Arkell, W.J., ex Wrigley, W. 1936
Held By Oxford University Museum of Natural History Logo Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Country England
Locality St Neots, Cambridgeshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Peterborough Member
Biozone Peltoceras athleta
Geological Age

Callovian Age (Jurassic Period) (163.5 – 166.1 Ma B.P.)


ARKELL, W.J. 1939. The Ammonite succession at the Woodham Brick Company's Pit, Akeman Street Station, Buckinghamshire, and its bearing on the classification of the Oxford Clay. Q. Jl geol. Soc. Lond., XCV (2), 135-222, pls VIII-XI. pp. 192, 220; pl. XI, figs 6 a - c

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