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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM47198 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Catacoeloceras confectum Buckman, SS.
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Catacoeloceras confectum Buckman, SS. – See Buckman, S (1923): Holotype

Registration No. GSM47198
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Buckman, S.
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality North Nibley - Gloucestershire.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lias Group
Biozone lilli
Geological Age

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


Arkell, WJ. 1957. Treatise Mollusca p.254 Fig 284.4

Behmel & Geyer. 1966. Nenes Jahrb. Geol. Palaeont p.20

Buckman, S. 1923. Type Ammonites CDXIII

Buckman, S. 1926. Type Ammonites p.44

Geczy. 1967. Geol Hungarica Ser.Pal p.94-95

Pinna. 1966. Mem.Soc.Ital.Sci Nat Mus Civ.Stsr.Nat. Milano p.108

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