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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM38384 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Dactylioceras mitis (Buckman SS)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Dactylioceras mitis (Buckman SS)


Dactylioceras (Orthadactylites) directum (Buckman SS)

Registration No. GSM38384
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Buckman, SS
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Upper Lias (tenuicostatum zone). 1" 202.
Country England
Locality Byfield - 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.)


Buckman SS Type Ammonites (as holotype of Orthodactylites mitis) Vol VII plate DCCXXXVIII

Buckman SS Type Ammonites Vol (as Holotype of Orthodactytilites mitis) Vol VII plate DCCXXXVIII

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