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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM69979 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Tulites mustela Arkell
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Tulites mustela Arkell – See Arkell, WJ (1954): Holotype

Registration No. GSM69979
Collector Wilson & Kellaway Collection. 1939
Donor or Associated Person Wilson, V. & Kellaway, GA. 1939
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Fuller's Earth Rock (lower part) - Subcontractus Zone.
Country England
Locality Dancing Cross Quarry - Holton - Somerset.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Fuller's Earth Rock Member
Biozone Subcontractus
Geological Age

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


Arkell, WJ. 1954. Bathonian Ammonites p.103 pl13.,fig4

Hahn, W. 1971. Jb.Geol.Landesamt. Baden-Wurttemberg p.78-79

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