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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM49328 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Harpoceras falciferoides Buckman SS
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Harpoceras falciferoides Buckman SS

Registration No. GSM49328
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Buckman, SS 1929
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Upper Lias (falcifer subzone).
Country England
Locality Ilminster - Somerset.
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 1927 Type Ammonites (as Holotype Harpoceras falciferoides) plate DCCXLIX (749)

Gabilly 1976 Toarcian a Thouars (as H (H) falciferoides SSB) p.100-101

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