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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM49297 – Undifferentiated Type

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Dactylioceras tenuiscostatum (Young & Bird)
Type Status Undifferentiated Type
Name History

Dactylioceras tenuiscostatum (Young & Bird)

Tenuidactylites tenuiscostatus

Registration No. GSM49297
Collector Buckmann, SS. Collection
Donor or Associated Person Buckman, SS 1928
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Upper Lias (tenuiscostatum zone).Type is Genotype
Country England
Locality Whitby - N Yorks.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lias Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Aalenian Age (Jurassic Period) – Rhaetian Age (Triassic Period) (171.6 – 203.6 Ma B.P.)


Buckman SS 1927 Type Ammonites Vol VI plate CLVII A

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