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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM113176 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Mansellia subfalcata (Buckman, SS.)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Mansellia subfalcata (Buckman, SS.) – See Buckman, SS (1899): Holotype

Registration No. GSM113176
Collector Buckman Collection
Donor or Associated Person Buckman, SS. 1906
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Cast only, the Original species is the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Cambridge Massachusetts No: MCZ 2483. Label states 2 casts.
Country England
Locality Halfway House - Sherborne - Dorset.
Grid Reference Available from host institution
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. 1899. Inferior Oolite Ammonites Supplement plXI.,figs25-27

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