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Type and Figured Fossil Collection

Specimen Details

Aspidorhynchus antarcticus Richter & Thomson

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BAS specimen number
D.8411.70

NHM specimen number
BAS P.1000a

Type Status
Holotype

Higher Taxonomy
Kingdom Animalia 
Subphylum Vertebrata 
Infraphylum Gnathostomata 
Superclass Osteichthyes 
Class Actinopterygii 
Life Life 

Chronostratigraphy
Late Jurassic

Lithostratigraphy
No data available.

Locality
Tumbledown Cliffs


Citations

  • Richter, M., Thomson, M.R.A. (1989)
    First Aspidorhynchidae (Pisces: Teleostei) from Antarctica
    Antarctic Science, 1, No. 1, 57-64
    p. 59; figs 4 & 5

Note
The data provided on this page is taken from the most recent publication citing this specimen. Taxonomic names and geological ages are largely subjective and may have been assigned differently in previous publications.