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Fossil specimen : BGS BW144 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Choffatia (Loboplanulites) kranaiformis Arkell
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Choffatia (Loboplanulites) kranaiformis Arkell – See Arkell, WJ (1954): Holotype

Registration No. BW144
Collector Welch, Dr. FBA. (BGS) 1931
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Lower Cornbrash.
Country England
Locality No.3 Cutting, Railway Relief Line, Frome, Somerset.
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. 1958. Bathonian Ammonites p.224-225 79, No 1, 82

Krystyn. 1972. Annln.Naturh.Mus. Wien p.282-283

Mangold. 1970. Docum Lab.Geol.Fac.Sci. Lyon p.159

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