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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM25619 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Oppelia (Oxycerites) waterhousei (Morris & Lycett)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Oppelia (Oxycerites) waterhousei (Morris & Lycett) – See Morris & Lycett (1851): Holotype

Provenance
Registration No. GSM25619
Collector Lycett Collection.
Donor or Associated Person Lycett, J. 1867
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Great Oolite.
Location
Country England
Locality Minchinhampton - Glos.
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Great Oolite Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Bathonian Age (Jurassic Period) (164.7 – 167.7 Ma B.P.)

References
References

Arkell, WJ. 1933. Jurassic System p.275

Arkell, WJ. 1951. Bathonian Ammonites - Mon.Palaeont.Soc p.66 pl5.,fig4 16, No 4

Buckman, SS. 1924. No Title given plCDLXXVI

Cox & Arkell. 1950. Survey of Mollusca of Great Oolite Series p.91

Morris & Lycett. 1851. Great Oolite Mollusca p.13 pl1.,fig4

Torrens, HS. 1969. Geol Mag p.70

Available Images

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