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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM47143 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Tulites (Rugiferites) rugifer (Buckman, SS.)
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Tulites (Rugiferites) rugifer (Buckman, SS.) – See Buckman, SS (1922): Paratype

Registration No. GSM47143
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. Label states along with this specimen that 3 casts were made on 14.11.1972
Country England
Locality near Sherborne - Dorset.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Fuller's Earth Rock Member
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


Arkell, WJ. 1954. Bathonian Ammonites p.104 pl13.,fig6

Buckman, SS. 1921. Type Ammonites p.46

Buckman, SS. 1922. Type Ammonites plCCCXXXVIII

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