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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM26985 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Procerites
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Procerites

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

Provenance
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. Note: this specimen is in 2 pieces. Also note; there are 2 yellow slips denoting that 3 casts were made of each section in 1973 and one each went to Prof Sturani, there is no indication as to where the remaing 4 casts are now!
Location
Country England
Locality Railway cutting - Combe Hay - Midford - Somerset.
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Fuller's Earth Formation
Biozone fullonicus
Geological Age

Bathonian Age (Jurassic Period) (164.7 – 167.7 Ma B.P.)

References
References

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

Available Images

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/BGS/P825330.JP2

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/BGS/P825333.JP2

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/BGS/P826190.JP2

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1: two pieces merged together /BGS/GSM_26985

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