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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM25610 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Tulites subcontractus (Morris & Lycett)
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Tulites subcontractus (Morris & Lycett) – See Morris & Lycett (1851)

Registration No. GSM25610
Collector Lycett Collection. 1867
Donor or Associated Person Lycett, J. 1867
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Great Oolite Series.
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. 1952. Bathonian Ammonites p.97-98

Arkell, WJ. 1956. Bathonian Ammonites pl36.,fig3

Buckman, SS. 1921. Type Ammonites p.45

Buckman, SS. 1922. Type Ammonites plCCLXX

Cox & Arkell. 1950. Survey of Mollusca of Great Oolite Series p.92

Hahn. 1971. Jh.Geol.Landesamt. Baden-Wurttemberg p.76-78

Morris & Lycett. 1851. Great Oolite Mollusca p.11 pl2.,fig1

Torrens, HS. 1969. Geol Mag p.70

Westermann. 1958. Beih.Geol.Jahb p.63

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