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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM47151 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

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

Pate (Morphoceras) patescens (Buckman, S.S.) – See Buckman, S.S (1922): Holotype

Provenance
Registration No. GSM47151
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 Zone. Note: There is a yellow label in the sample box indicating that three casts were made of the specimen GSM 47151 (Morphoceras patescens, Buckman, S.S.) in 1973 by R.D.C. One was sent to Prof.Sturani. There is no other information for the location of the other two 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 pl17., fig 5

Buckman, S.S. 1922. Type Ammonites pl CCC LI

Hahn. 1970. Jb.Geol.Landesamt.Baden-Wurttemberg p.37-39

Mangold. 1970. Geobios p.75-77

Sturani. 1966. Boll.Soc.Pal.Italy p.36

Available Images

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