GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : SM J 44248 – Neotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Amaltheus subnodosus (Young & Bird)
Type Status Neotype
Name History

Amaltheus subnodosus (Young & Bird) – See Howarth (1962)

Amaltheus subnodosus (Young & Bird) – See Howarth, M.K. (1958): Neotype

Amaltheus subnodosus (Young & Bird) – See Howarth (1955)

Registration No. J 44248
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Howarth, Michael Kingsley (b. 1932)
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Staithes, Yorkshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Middle Lias
Biozone subnodosus
Geological Age

Early Jurassic Epoch (Jurassic Period) (174.1 – 201.3 Ma B.P.)


Howarth 1955. Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society vol. xxx p.158

Howarth 1962. Palaeontology vol. v p.113

Howarth, M.K. 1958. A monograph of the Ammonites of the Liassic family Amaltheidae in Britain Palaeontographical Society Monographs p.8 pl. ii figs.11 a-b

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