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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM24857 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Pleuroceras solitarium (Simpson)
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Pleuroceras solitarium (Simpson)

Pleuroceras quadratum Howarth

Registration No. GSM24857
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Day, EH. 1864
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Middle Lias Marlstone Rock-bed (spinatum zone, apyerenum subzone). 1" 327.
Country England
Locality Chideock - Dorset.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lias Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


Howarth MK 1958 Mon Palaeont Soc - Liassic Amaltheidae p.35 plVIII.,figs3,4

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