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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM113536 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Paineia nitens Buckman, SS.
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Paineia nitens Buckman, SS. – See Buckman, SS (1904): Holotype

Provenance
Registration No. GSM113536
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, the original is in the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Cambridge, Massachusetts No MCZ 2569. Also note: yellow label says there are 2 casts but I only see this one.
Location
Country England
Locality Amber Hill - Sherborne - Dorset.
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Inferior Oolite Group
Biozone murchisonae
Geological Age

Bathonian Age (Jurassic Period) – Aalenian Age (Jurassic Period) (164.7 – 175.6 Ma B.P.)

References
References

Buckman, SS. 1904. Inferior Oolite Ammonites Supplement p.77 33

Available Images

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Steroscopic photographs

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