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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM38020 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Lobodactylites lobatum
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Lobodactylites lobatum – See Buckman S (1927)

Registration No. GSM38020
Collector British Geological Survey 1921
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments On label there is a ? before Bifrons zone. Type is Genoholotype
Country England
Locality Barrington Quarry - Ilminster - Somerset.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lias Group
Biozone Bifrons
Geological Age

Aalenian Age (Jurassic Period) – Rhaetian Age (Triassic Period) (170.3 – 209.5 Ma B.P.)


Buckman S. 1927. Type Ammonites DCCXXX

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