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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM25609 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Wagnericeras suspensum (Buckman, SS.)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Wagnericeras suspensum (Buckman, SS.) – See Morris & Lycett (1851): Holotype

Registration No. GSM25609
Collector Lycett Collection. 1867
Donor or Associated Person Lycett, J. 1867
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Great Oolite. Labels state that a B&W photo was taken in Feb 1993; 4 casts were made on 14.11.1972
Country England
Locality Minchinhampton - Glos.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Great Oolite Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


Arkell, WJ. 1933. Jurassic System p.275

Arkell, WJ. 1950. Survey of Great Oolite Mollusca p.94

Arkell, WJ. 1958. Bathonian Ammonites p.209 pl29.,fig8

Buckman, SS. 1922. Type Ammonites plCCCXLVI

Hahn. 1969. Jh.Geol.Landesamt. Baden-Wurttemberg p.66-68

Krystyn. 1972. Annln.Naturh.Mus. Wien p.280

Morris & Lycett. 1851. Mollusca of Great Oolite Series pl2.,fig4

Torrens, HS. 1969. Geol Mag p.70

Wetzel. 1966. Nenes Jahrb. Geol. Palaeont. Abh

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