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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM113470 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Graphoceras vibratum
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Graphoceras vibratum – See Original specimen fig'd by Buckman, SS (1904)

Ludwigella vibrata Buckman, SS.: Holotype

Provenance
Registration No. GSM113470
Collector Buckman Collection
Donor or Associated Person Buckman, SS. 1906
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Inferior Oolite (Fossil bed). Note this is a Cast only. UPDATE: 19.3.2010. Original specimen in Museum of Comparative Zoology, Cambridge, Mass. No: MCZ 2584. Another cast with this number GSM 113470 found in 480644 today although there is a blue label saying 1 of 2 casts removed by Dr N Morton in Nov 1984.
Location
Country England
Locality Bradford Abbas - Dorset.
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Inferior Oolite Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Bathonian Age (Jurassic Period) – Aalenian Age (Jurassic Period) (164.7 – 175.6 Ma B.P.)

References
References

Original specimen fig'd by Buckman, SS. 1904. - No Title given pl19.,figs13-15

Available Images

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