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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM47151 – Holotype

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

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: Label indicates that three casts were made of the specimen GSM 47151 (Morphoceras patescens, Buckman, S.S.) in 1973 by R.D.C.
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 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

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