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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM47135 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Polysphinctites polysphinctus Buckman, SS.
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Polysphinctites polysphinctus Buckman, SS. – See Buckman, SS (1922): Paratype

Registration No. GSM47135
Collector Buckman Collection. 1924
Donor or Associated Person Buckman, SS. 1924
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Inferior Oolite - Parkinsoni Zone and zigzag subzone.
Country England
Locality Grange Quarry - Broadwindsor - Dorset.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Inferior Oolite Group
Biozone zigzag
Geological Age

Bathonian Age (Jurassic Period) – Aalenian Age (Jurassic Period) (166.1 – 174.1 Ma B.P.)


Arkell, WJ. 1955. Bathonian Ammonites - Mon.Palaeont.Soc p.138 pl16.,figs6a,b

Buckman, SS. 1922. Type Ammonites pl322C

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