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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM7918 – Undifferentiated Type

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Witchellia laeviuscula (Sowerby, J de C.)
Type Status Undifferentiated Type
Name History

Witchellia laeviuscula (Sowerby, J de C.) – See Sowerby, J de C

Registration No. GSM7918
Collector Firth Collection
Donor or Associated Person Firth, CB. 1902
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Genoholotype.
Country England
Locality Dundry - Somerset.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Inferior Oolite Group
Biozone Laeviuscula
Geological Age

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


Original specimen fig'd by Sowerby, J de C. Mineral Conchology pl451.,fig1

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