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Fossil specimen : BGS Zw195 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Oecotraustes bradleyi Arkell
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Oecotraustes bradleyi Arkell – See Arkell, WJ (1951): Paratype

Registration No. Zw195
Collector Bomford Collection. 1935
Donor or Associated Person Brigadier G. Bomford. OBE. 1935
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Inferior Oolite - Zigzag Bed and Zone (20ft 7ins to 21ft above Datum). Note: there are 6 specimens in this same sample box in Tray 480896: Zw 190, 193-6 and 198.
Country England
Locality Burton Bradstock Cliff - Dorset.
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Inferior Oolite Group
Biozone zigzag
Geological Age

Bathonian Age (Jurassic Period) – Aalenian Age (Jurassic Period) (164.7 – 175.6 Ma B.P.)


Arkell, WJ. 1951. Bathonian Ammonites - Mon.Palaeont.Soc p.68 plVII.,fig9

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