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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM47165 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Tulites modiolaris (Smith, Wm.)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Tulites modiolaris (Smith, Wm.) – See Buckman, SS (1923)

Registration No. GSM47165
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: this specimen is in 2 pieces, looked like a Thin Section has been taken from it. Message on reverse says "Plaster replica made and specimen afterwards cut in median transverse section at Sedgewick Museum, Cambridge Oct 1950 (See Arkell 1952 Eng.Bath.Amms.Pal.Soc. text-fig 23, page 85).
Country England
Locality Troll or Trill - 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. 1952. Bathonian Ammonites - Mon.Palaeont.Soc p.97 23

Buckman, SS. 1921. Type Ammonites p.49

Buckman, SS. 1923. Type Ammonites plCCCLXVII

Roman. 1938. Ammonites jurassiques et cretacees p.204

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