GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : SM J 35923 – Neotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Pleuroceras spinatum (Bruguiére)
Type Status Neotype
Name History

Pleuroceras spinatum (Bruguiére) – See Dean, Donovan & Howarth (1961)

Pleuroceras spinatum (Bruguiére) – See Howarth (1961)

Pleuroceras spinatum (Bruguiére) – See Howarth, M.K. (1958): Neotype

Ammonites spinatus Bruguiére

Registration No. J 35923
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality South Petherton, Somerset, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Marlstone Rock Bed
Biozone spinatum
Geological Age

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


Dean, Donovan & Howarth 1961. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Geology vol. iv p.471 pl.71 figs. 1 a-b

Howarth 1961. Bull. B.M.(N.H.) Geol. IV pl. 71, figs 1a-b

Howarth, M.K. 1958. A monograph of the Ammonites of the Liassic family Amaltheidae in Britain Palaeontographical Society Monographs p.36 pl. vii figs.2 a-b

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