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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM49271 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Oppelina pulchra Buckman S
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Oppelina pulchra Buckman S – See Arkell (1951)

Oppelina pulchra Buckman S – See Buckman (1926): Holotype

Registration No. GSM49271
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Buckman S 1928
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Frogden Quarry - Oborne - Somerset.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Inferior Oolite Group
Biozone parkinsoni
Geological Age

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


Arkell. 1951. Eng Bath Amms Mon Pal Soc p.69

Buckman. 1926. Type Ammonites DCLXX

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