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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM26541 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Amaltheus laevigatus Howarth
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Amaltheus laevigatus Howarth

Amaltheus sp (Quenstedt)

Provenance
Registration No. GSM26541
Collector Clarkson, WB. Collection
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Middle Lias (margaritatus zone).
Location
Country England
Locality Hawsker - 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

Howarth MK 1958 Mon Palaeont Soc - Liassic Amaltheidae p.19-20 plIV.,figs1a,b

Available Images

High resolution photographs

/BGS/P835226.JP2

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/BGS/P835229.JP2

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/BGS/P835230.JP2

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Steroscopic photographs

/BGS/P835546.JP2

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