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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM47090 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Eleganticeras pseudo-elegans Buckman SS
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Eleganticeras pseudo-elegans Buckman SS

Registration No. GSM47090
Collector Buckmann, SS. Collection
Donor or Associated Person Buckman, SS 1924
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Upper Lias (serpentinum zone, exaratum subzone).
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 1918 Type Ammonites Vol II Plate CX

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