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Fossil specimen : SM J 47112 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Tulites modiolaris (Smith, William)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Tulites modiolaris (Smith, William)

Sphaeromorphites sphaeroidalis Buckman S.: Holotype

Registration No. J 47112
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 Troll Quarry, Thornford, Dorset
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Fuller's Earth Rock
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Bathonian Age (Jurassic Period) (166.1 – 168.3 Ma B.P.)


Arkell, W.J. 1952 a. Monograph of the English Bathonian ammonites Palaeontographical Society Monographs (2): p.84 fig.23

Buckman, S.S. 1923. Yorkshire type ammonites vol. iv (1): pl. ccclxvii

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