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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM37292 – Undifferentiated Type

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Metrolytoceras metretum Buckman, SS.
Type Status Undifferentiated Type
Name History

Metrolytoceras metretum Buckman, SS. – See Buckman, SS (1923)

Registration No. GSM37292
Collector Buckman Collection.
Donor or Associated Person Buckman, SS. 1925
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Inferior Oolite - long range. Genoholotype.
Country England
Locality near Sherborne - Dorset.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Inferior Oolite Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


Buckman, SS. 1923. Type Ammonites plCDXXIX

No Author given -. Treatise pl196.,fig226

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1: nice ammonite, no holes /BGS/GSM_37292

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