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Fossil specimen : SM J 34962 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Echinodermata

    Class Echinoidea

      Order -

Fossil Name Plesiechinus ornatus (Buckman J.)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Plesiechinus ornatus (Buckman J.)

Pygaster semisulcatus (Phillips) – See Woods, H. (1891)

Pygaster brevifrons M'Coy – See McCoy (1848a): Holotype

Registration No. J 34962
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 Dundry, Somerset, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Inferior Oolite
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Bathonian Age (Jurassic Period) – Aalenian Age (Jurassic Period) (166.1 – 174.1 Ma B.P.)


McCoy 1848 a. Annals and Magazine of Natural History n. ser. (2) ii p.414

McCoy 1854 a. Contributions to British Palaeontology p.61

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.34

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