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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM113513 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Ludwigella cornu (Buckman, SS.)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Ludwigella cornu (Buckman, SS.) – See Buckman, SS (1904): Holotype

Registration No. GSM113513
Collector Buckman Collection
Donor or Associated Person ex Buckman, SS. 1904
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Inferior Oolite. Cast only, Original is in Museum of Comparative Zoology in Cambridge, Massachusetts. MCZ No: 2571.
Country England
Locality Bradford Abbas - Dorset.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Inferior Oolite Group
Biozone Concavi hemera
Geological Age

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


Buckman, J. 1881. Q.J.G.S pl61.,fig2

Buckman, SS. 1886. Inferior Oolite Ammonites p.20

Original specimen fig'd by Buckman, SS. 1904. Inferior Oolite Ammonites Supplement p.86 49,50

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