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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM49347 – Neotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Hildoceras walcotti Sowerby, J.
Type Status Neotype
Name History

Hildoceras walcotti Sowerby, J. – See Buckman S (1928): Neotype

Registration No. GSM49347
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Buckman, S. 1929
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Upper Lias - bifrons zone (s.l.)
Country England
Locality Whitby - N Yorks.
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. 1928. Type Ammonites DCCLXXIII

Howarth, MK. 1962. Palaeontology p.134

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