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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM38021 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Peridactylites consimilis Buckman, S.
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Peridactylites consimilis Buckman, S. – See Buckman S (1928)

Registration No. GSM38021
Collector British Geological Survey 1921
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Upper Lias - bifrons zone (s.l.)Type is Genoholotype
Country England
Locality Barrington - Somerset.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lias Group
Biozone Bifrons
Geological Age

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


Buckman S. 1928. Type Ammonites DCCLXXVII

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