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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM47161 – Paratype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

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

Protgrammoceras paltum (Buckman SS)

Provenance
Registration No. GSM47161
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 (tenuiscosatatum zone, paltim subzone). 1" 327.
Location
Country England
Locality Down Cliff - Thorncombe Beacon - Dorset.
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 1922 Type Ammonites Vol IV (as Paltarpites paltus SSB) plate CCCLXII B

Howarth MK 1973 Bull BM (NH) Geol Voll 24 No 4 p.265

Available Images

High resolution photographs

/BGS/P832046.JP2

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/BGS/P832049.JP2

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Steroscopic photographs

/BGS/P832273.JP2

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