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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM8654 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Homoeoplanulites (Homoeoplanulites) homoeomorpha Buckman, SS. 1922
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Homoeoplanulites (Homoeoplanulites) homoeomorpha Buckman, SS. 1922 – See Buckman, SS (1922): Holotype

Registration No. GSM8654
Collector History Unknown
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Lower Cornbrash. Label states a cast was made on 14.11.1972
Country England
Locality Stalbridge Weston - Dorset.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Cornbrash Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Callovian Age (Jurassic Period) – Bathonian Age (Jurassic Period) (163.5 – 168.3 Ma B.P.)


Arkell, WJ. 1954. Bathonian Ammonites p.119

Arkell, WJ. 1957. Treatise Mollusca p.317 405 - 9

Arkell, WJ. 1958. Bathonian Ammonites p.225-235 pl30.,fig4

Blake. 1905. Cornbrash Fauna p.49-51 pl5.,fig2

Buckman, SS. 1922. Type Ammonites plCCCXXVII

Cox & Arkell. 1950. Survey Grat Oolitet Mollusca p.94

Hahn, W. 1969. Jh.Geol.Landesamt. Baden-Wurttemberg. 161 p.71-72

Krystyn. 1972. Annln.Naturh.Mus. Wien p.283-284

Mangold. 1970. Docum Lab.Geol.Fac.Sci. Lyon p.64-65 29

Spath, LF. 1931. Mem.Geol.Surv.Pal.Indica. NS. Mem 2 p.325

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