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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM47168 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

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

Tulites (Rugierites) polypleurus (Buckman, SS.) – See Buckman, SS (1921)

Registration No. GSM47168
Collector Buckman Collection. 1924
Donor or Associated Person Buckman, SS. 1924
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Fuller's Earth Rock. Note: the specimens in this tray are quite large so the tray is heavy!
Country England
Locality Troll or Trill Quarry - Thornford - Dorset.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Fuller's Earth Rock Member
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


Arkell, WJ. 1954. Bathonian Ammonites p.104-105

Buckman, SS. 1921. Type Ammonites p.47

Buckman, SS. 1923. Type Ammonites plCCCLIX

Hahn, W. 1971. Jh.Geol.Landesamt. Baden-Wurttemberg p.81-82

Roman. 1938. Ammonites jurassiques et cretacees p.204

Stephanov, J. 1963. Trudove Varkhu Geol Bulgariya p.181

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