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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM26985 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Procerites
Type Status Holotype
Name History


Parkinsonites fullonicus (Buckman, SS.) – See Buckman, SS (1922): Holotype

Registration No. GSM26985
Collector Richardson Collection.- 1914
Donor or Associated Person Richardson, L. 1914
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Fuller's Earth - Zigzagiceratum, fullonicus. Label denotes that 3 casts were made of each section in 1973
Country England
Locality Railway cutting - Combe Hay - Midford - Somerset.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Fuller's Earth Formation
Biozone fullonicus
Geological Age

Bathonian Age (Jurassic Period) (166.1 – 168.3 Ma B.P.)


Arkell, WJ. 1933. Jurassic of Great Britain p.280

Arkell, WJ. 1958. Bathonian Ammonites p.189-190 pl24.,fig1 69 No 6

Buckman, SS. 1922. Type Ammonites plts CCC11, CCCII*

Hahn. 1970. Jb.Geol.Landesamt. Baden-Wurttemberg p.48-50

Richardson. 1910. Proc Geol Assoc p.426

Sturani. 1966. Boll.Soc.Pal. Italy p.43

Wetzel. 1937. Palaeontographica p.110-111

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