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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM47144 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

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

Tulites (Rugiferites) rugifer (Buckman, SS.) – See Buckman, SS (1923): Holotype

Registration No. GSM47144
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, 2 casts were made on 14.11.1972
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) (166.1 – 168.3 Ma B.P.)


Arkell, WJ. 1954. Bathonian Ammonites p.204 pl13.,fig1

Arkell, WJ. 1957. Treatise Mollusca p.292 fig 348

Buckman, SS. 1921. Type Ammonites p.46

Buckman, SS. 1923. Type Ammonites plCCCXXXVIII A

Hahn. 1971. Jb.Geol.Landesamt. Baden-Wurttemberg p.80-81

Roman. 1938. Ammonites jurassiques et cretacees p.204

Stephanov. 1963. Trudove Varkhu Geol Bulgariya p.180

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