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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM47541 – Undifferentiated Type

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Oppelia (Oxycerites) fallax (Guaranger)
Type Status Undifferentiated Type
Name History

Oppelia (Oxycerites) fallax (Guaranger) – See Buckman, SS (1924)

Registration No. GSM47541
Collector ex Darell Stephens Collection 1926
Donor or Associated Person Buckman, SS. 1926
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Inferior Oolite - Zigzag Bed. Plesiotype
Country England
Locality Burton Bradstock - 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, WJ. 1951. English Bathonian Ammonites - Mon.Palaeont Soc p.55-60 pl8.,fig11

Buckman, SS. 1924. Type Ammonites plCDXCIX

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