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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM47838 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Metechioceras aplantum (Hyatt)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Metechioceras aplantum (Hyatt)

Provenance
Registration No. GSM47838
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Buckman, S. 1927
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Lower Lias (raricostatum zone, aplantum subzone). (Note: this is Cast only)
Location
Country England
Locality Whitby - N Yorks.
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Lias Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Aalenian Age (Jurassic Period) – Rhaetian Age (Triassic Period) (171.6 – 203.6 Ma B.P.)

References
References

Buckman S 1926 Type Ammonites Vol VI pl DCXL

Available Images

High resolution photographs

/BGS/P821022.JP2

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/BGS/P831985.JP2

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Steroscopic photographs

/BGS/P823351.JP2

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/BGS/P832267.JP2

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