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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM47167 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Tulites praeclarus (Buckman, SS.)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Tulites praeclarus (Buckman, SS.)

Tulophorites tulotus Buckman, SS. – See Buckman, SS (1921): Holotype

Registration No. GSM47167
Collector Buckman Collection. 1924
Donor or Associated Person Buckman, SS. 1924
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Great Oolite - Bathonian - Subcontractus zone. Label states "plaster cast made and specimen sectioned at Sedgewick Museum, Cambridge 1950 for WJ Arkell." Label also states that another cast was made on 14.11.1972
Country England
Locality Trill - Thornford - Dorset.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Great Oolite Group
Biozone Subcontractus
Geological Age

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


Buckman, SS. 1921. Type Ammonites plate 369 a,b

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