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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM24783 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Tiltoniceras antiquum (Wright)
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Tiltoniceras antiquum (Wright)

Tiltoniceras acutum Tate

Registration No. GSM24783
Collector Tate, R.
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Upper Lias (tenuicostatum zone).
Country England
Locality Kings Sutton - Northants.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lias Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Aalenian Age (Jurassic Period) – Rhaetian Age (Triassic Period) (170.3 – 209.5 Ma B.P.)


Donovan DT 1954 Synoptic Supplement to Wright's Monograph 'Monogr Palaeontogr Soc (as Tiltoniceras acutum) p.51

Gabilly 1976 Toarcian a Thouars p.61

Geczy B 1967 Geol Hungarica Palaeontol 35 p.122

Howarth MK 1973 Bull BM (NH) Geol Vol 24 p.266-267

Schlegelmilch R 1976 Ammoniten der Suddentschen Lias pl46.,fig5

Tate R 1875 Quart Journ Geol Soc London Vol 31 (as Ammonites acutus) p.204

Wright T 1884 Monogr Liassic ammonites of British Islands (as Harpoceras acutum (Tate) p.469 pl82.,figs7,8

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