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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM47172 – Holotype

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

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. Label indicates 3 casts were made of the specimen GSM 47172 (macrescens) on the date of: 20/07/1973 by RDC.
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. 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

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