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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM24855 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Pleuroceras apyrenum (Buckman SS)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Pleuroceras apyrenum (Buckman SS)

Provenance
Registration No. GSM24855
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Tate, R. 1875
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Middle Lias (spinatum zone).
Location
Country England
Locality Eston - North Yorkshire.
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 SS 1911 Type Ammonites Vol 1 (as Paltopleuroceras apyrenum SSB) p.24

Dean WT Donovan DT & Howarth MK 1961 Bull Brit Mus (Nat Hist) Geol Vol 4 Part 10 pl71.,figs5a,b

Howarth MK 1958 Liassic Amaltheidae - Mon Pal Soc p.35-36 plVI.,figs1a,b

Tate & Blake 1876 The Yorkshire Lias (as Amaltheus solitarius Simpson) p.295 plVII.,fig2

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/BGS/P832389.JP2

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/BGS/P833338.JP2

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