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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM47160 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Protgrammoceras paltum (Buckman SS)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Protgrammoceras paltum (Buckman SS)

Registration No. GSM47160
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Buckman, SS 1924
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Upper Lias - Junction Bed - Layer P (tenuiscostatum zone, paltum subzone). 1" 327.
Country England
Locality Thorncombe Beacon - Dorset.
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.)


Arkell WJ 1957 Treatise on Invertebrate Palaeontology p.256 Fig 289

Buckman SS 1922 Type Ammonites (as Paltarpites paltus) plate CCCLXII A

Gabilly 1976 Toarcian a Thouars p.71-76

Geczy B 1967 Geol Hungarica Palaeontol 34 p.121

Hirano H 1971 Mem Fac Sci Kyushu Univ D 21 p.114-115

Howarth MK 1973 Bull BM (NH) Geol Vol 24 p.265

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