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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM49280 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Maconiceras vigoense Buckman, S.
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Maconiceras vigoense Buckman, S. – See Buckman S (1926)

Registration No. GSM49280
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Buckman, S. 1928
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Type is Genoholotype
Country England
Locality Vigo Brickyard - Northampton.
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.258 Fig 290-2a,b

Buckman S. 1926. Type Ammonites DCLXXXIV

Howarth, MK. Mon Pal Soc - Hildoceatildae in the Lower Jurassic pl21.,fig6

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