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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM47172 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Pate (Morphoceras) macrescens (Buckman, S.S.)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Pate (Morphoceras) macrescens (Buckman, S.S.) – See Buckman, S.S (1923): Holotype

Provenance
Registration No. GSM47172
Collector Buckman Collection. 1924
Donor or Associated Person Buckman, S.S. 1924
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Inferior Oolite, Parkinsoni Zone, Zigzag Subzone. Note: There is a yellow label in the sample box indicating 3 casts were made of the specimen GSM 47172 (macrescens) on the date of: 20/07/1973 by RDC. There is no information on the location of the casts and they are not present in the sample box.
Location
Country England
Locality Grange Quarry - Broadwindsor - Dorset.
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Inferior Oolite Group
Biozone zigzag
Geological Age

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

References
References

Arkell. 1955. Bathonian Ammonites, Mon. Palaeont.Soc p.133-134 pl16., fig 4

Buckman, S.S. 1923. Type Ammonites pl CCC LXXVI

Hahn. 1970. Jb.Geol.Landesamt.Baden-Wurttemberg p.35-37

Mangold. 1970. Geobios p.69-72

Available Images

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