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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM85022 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Vermiceras scylla stoweyense Donovan
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Vermiceras scylla stoweyense Donovan

Registration No. GSM85022
Collector Donovan,DT Esq BSc PhD 1952
Donor or Associated Person Donovan,DT Esq BSc PhD 1952
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Stowey Hill Quarry,Somerset
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lower Lias (Undifferentiated)
Biozone rotiforme
Geological Age

Pliensbachian Age (Jurassic Period) – Hettangian Age (Jurassic Period) (182.7 – 201.3 Ma B.P.)


Donovan 1952 Ann Mag Nat Hist Ser 12 5 p.723 pl 29,fig 3 8c

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