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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM113494 – Holotype

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

Registration No. GSM113494
Collector Buckman Collection
Donor or Associated Person Buckman, SS. 1906
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Casts only. Original specimen is in Museum of Comparative Zoology in Cambridge, Massachusetts. MCZ No: 2579.
Country England
Locality Louse Hill Quarry - Sherborne - Dorset.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Inferior Oolite Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Bathonian Age (Jurassic Period) – Aalenian Age (Jurassic Period) (166.1 – 174.1 Ma B.P.)


Original specimen fig'd by Buckman, SS. 1904. - No Title given pl19.,figs31-33

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