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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM47841 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

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

Oppelia (Oxycerites) oxus (Buckman, SS.) – See Buckman, J (1844)

Registration No. GSM47841
Collector Buckman Collection.
Donor or Associated Person Buckman, SS. 1927
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Great Oolite - Stonesfield Slate.
Country England
Locality W by S of Eyeford [Eyford] - Gloucestershire.
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Great Oolite Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


Arkell, WJ. 1951. Bathonian Ammonites p.66-67 pl6.,fig8 16, No 2

Buckman, J. 1844. Geology of Cheltenham p.71

Buckman, SS. 1926. Type Ammonites plDCXLIV

Sturani. 1966. Boll.Soc.Pal. Italy p.23

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