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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM113494 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Graphoceras attractum
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Graphoceras attractum – See Original specimen fig'd by Buckman, SS (1904): Holotype

Ludwigella attracta Buckman, SS.: Holotype

Provenance
Registration No. GSM113494
Collector Buckman Collection
Donor or Associated Person Buckman, SS. 1906
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Note: this is a Cast only. UPDATE, 19.3.2010: Another cast with this same number found in 480644 although there is bluye label to say 1 of 2 casts was removed by Dr N Morton in Nov 1984. Original specimen is in Museum of Comparative Zoology in Cambridge, Massachusetts. MCZ No: 2579.
Location
Country England
Locality Louse Hill Quarry - Sherborne - 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.,figs31-33

Available Images

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