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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM113513 – Holotype

Taxonomy
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

Provenance
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. Note; this is a Cast only, Original is in Museum of Comparative Zoology in Cambridge, Massachusetts. MCZ No: 2576. Also note: there is label to say 1 of 2 casts was removed by Mr N Morton in Nov 1984.
Location
Country England
Locality Bradford Abbas - Dorset.
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Inferior Oolite Group
Biozone Concavi hemera
Geological Age

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

References
References

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

Available Images

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/BGS/P823597.JP2

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