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Fossil specimen : BRSUG 2859 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Vicininodiceras
Type Status Holotype
Name History


Registration No. 2859
Collector Fry, T.R. 1920
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By University of Bristol Geology Collection
Comments Lower Lias remaniae bed according to Fry's label
Country England
Locality Vobster Quarry, Upper Vobster, Somerset
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Sinemurian: Raricostatum Zone (uppermost part of - according to Donovan)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Sinemurian Age (Jurassic Period) (189.6 – 196.5 Ma B.P.)


Donovan, D.T. 1990. The Late Sinemurian Ammonite genus Vicininodiceras Trueman. Cahiers Univ. Catho. Lyon, ser. Sci., no. 4, p.29-37

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