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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM85013 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Psiloceras (Psiloceras) plicatulum bristoviense Donovan
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Psiloceras (Psiloceras) plicatulum bristoviense Donovan

Registration No. GSM85013
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Donovan, DT. (B.Sc. Ph.D. FGS) 1952
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Lower Lias (planorbis zone & subzone).
Country England
Locality Novers Hill Quarry - Bristol.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lias Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Aalenian Age (Jurassic Period) – Rhaetian Age (Triassic Period) (170.3 – 209.5 Ma B.P.)


Donovan 1952 Ann Mag Nat Hist Series 12 Vol 5 p.636 pl22.,fig2

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