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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM38023 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Parvidactylites parvum (Buckman, S.)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Parvidactylites parvum (Buckman, S.) – See Buckman S (1928)

Zugodactylites parvum (Buckman, S.)

Dactylioceras parvum (Buckman, S.): Holotype

Registration No. GSM38023
Collector British Geological Survey
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
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) (170.3 – 209.5 Ma B.P.)


Arkell, al. 1957. Treatise Mollusca p.253 fig285-1a,b

Buckman S. 1928. Type Ammonites DCCLXXIX

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