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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM25617 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Morrisiceras morrisi (Oppel)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Morrisiceras morrisi (Oppel) – See Morris & Lycett (1851): Holotype

Registration No. GSM25617
Collector Lycett Collection.
Donor or Associated Person Lycett, J. 1867
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Great Oolite - subcontractus zone.
Country England
Locality Minchinhampton - Glos.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Great Oolite Group
Biozone Subcontractus
Geological Age

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


Buckman, SS. 1922. Type Ammonites plCCLXXIII

Cox & Arkell. 1950. Survey Great Oolite Mollusca p.93

Hahn. 1971. Jb.Geol.Landesamt. Baden-Wurttemberg p.88-90

Lissajous. 1923. Tray Lab, Geol.Fac.Sci. Lyon p.103-105

Lycett, J. 1863. Supplement to Great Oolite Mollusca p.121

Morris & Lycett. 1851. Mollusca of the Great Oolite Series p.12 pl2.,fig3

Oppel. 1857. Juraformation p.478

Roman. 1938. Ammonites jurassiques et cretacees p.204-205

Thierry, J. 1978. Mem.geol.Univ.Dijon p.293

Torrens, HS. 1970. Boll.Soc.Pal. Italy p.143

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