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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM113171 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Eodania falcigera Buckman, SS.
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Eodania falcigera Buckman, SS. – See Buckman, SS (1904): Holotype

Provenance
Registration No. GSM113171
Collector Buckman Collection
Donor or Associated Person Buckman, SS. 1906
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Note: this is cast only the original is in Museum of Comparative Zoology, Cambridge, Mass. No MCZ 2446. Also note: there were 2 casts but Dr N Morton has had one since 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

No Author given -. 1957. Treatise Mollusca p.265 300,4

Original specimen fig'd by Buckman, SS. 1904. Inferior Oolite Ammonites - Mon Pal Soc plXXI.,fig1-3

Available Images

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