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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM25619 – Holotype

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

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.
Country England
Locality Minchinhampton - Glos.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Great Oolite Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Bathonian Age (Jurassic Period) (166.1 – 168.3 Ma B.P.)


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

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