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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM113478 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Graphoceras attenuatum
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Graphoceras attenuatum

Ludwigella attenuata Buckman, SS. – See Original specimen fig'd by Buckman, SS (1904): Holotype

Provenance
Registration No. GSM113478
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: There is yet another cast with this number GSM 113478 in this tray 480644. Original specimen in the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Cambridge, Massachusetts. MCZ No: 2577. Blue label states that 1 of 2 casts was removed in Nov 1984 by Dr N Morton?
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. - No Title given pl19.,figs10-12

Original specimen fig'd by Buckman, SS. 1904. Inferior Oolite Ammonites Supplement p.87 pl19.,figs101-2

Available Images

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