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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM47783 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Oppelia (Oxycerites) limosa (Buckman, SS.)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Oppelia (Oxycerites) limosa (Buckman, SS.) – See Buckman, SS (1925)

Registration No. GSM47783
Collector Buckman Collection.
Donor or Associated Person Buckman, SS. 1927
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Fuller's Earth - basal.
Country England
Locality Blck Rocks - Eype - Dorset.
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Fuller's Earth Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


Arkell, WJ. 1951. Bathonian Ammonites pl5.,fig7

Buckman, SS. 1925. Type Ammonites plDCXIII

Hahn. 1968. Jb.Geol.Landesamt. Baden-Wurttemberg p.33-36

Solly & Walker. 1891. Proc.Dorset Nat.Hist.Antig.Field Club p.119

Westermann. 1958. Beih.Geol.Jahb p.46

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