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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM113539 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Apedogyria patellaria Buckman, SS.
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Apedogyria patellaria Buckman, SS. – See Buckman, SS (1889): Holotype

Registration No. GSM113539
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 2485. Also note: there are 2 casts with this number in this tray 480643.
Country England
Locality Chideock Hill - Dorset.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Inferior Oolite Group
Biozone murchisonae
Geological Age

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


Original specimen fig'd by Buckman, SS. 1889. Inferior Oolite Ammonites Supplement p.59 pl14.,figs3-5

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