GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : SM J 3293 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Peltoceras reversum (Leckenby)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Peltoceras reversum (Leckenby) – See Petitclerc (1916)

Rursiceras reversum (Simpson-Leckenby) – See Buckman, S.S. (1919b): Holotype

Peltoceras reversum (Simpson-Leckenby) – See Buckman (1913)

Ammonites reversus Leckenby (Simpson ms.) – See Leckenby (1859)

Registration No. J 3293
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Leckenby, John (1814-1877)
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Castle Rock, Scarborough, Yorkshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Kellaways Rock
Biozone athleta
Geological Age

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


Buckman 1913. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. lxix p.154

Buckman, S.S. 1919 b. Yorkshire type ammonites iii part xx pl. cxlv figs.1-2

Leckenby 1859. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. xv p.9 pl. i fig.2

Petitclerc 1916 - 1917. Note sur les fossiles nouveaux rares ou peu connus de l'est de la France p.26 pl. iii fig.2

Woods, H. 1891. Catalogue of the Type Fossils in the Woodwardian Museum, Cambridge. Henry Woods with preface by T. McKenny Hughes CUP. 180+xiv SPL: II. 16 p.124

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