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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM8651 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Macrocephalites (Dolikephalites) typicus var dolius (Buckman, SS.)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Macrocephalites (Dolikephalites) typicus var dolius (Buckman, SS.) – See Blake (1905)

Registration No. GSM8651
Collector Porter Collection. 1869
Donor or Associated Person Porter, Mr. 1869
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Cornbash. Macrocephalus Zone - Herveryi subzone.
Country England
Locality near Peterborough. [1" maps border 158 & 172]
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Cornbrash Formation
Biozone herveyi
Geological Age

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


Arkell, WJ. 1957. Treatise Mollusca p.294 352.2

Basse & Perrodon. 1951. Mem Soc Geol France. NS.30 Mem 65 p.41-42

Blake. 1905. Cornbrash Fauna p.40 Fig 4 (No 27 in Table 1)

Buckman, SS. 1923. Type Ammonites plCCCLXXII

Calloman. 1955. Phil.Trans.Royal.Soc. B 239 p.240

Cox & Arkell. 1950. Survey Great Oolite Mollusca p.93

Roman. 1938. Ammonites Jurassiques et Cretacees p.212

Thierry, J. 1978. Mem.geol.Univ.Dijon p.241-242 pl15.,figa1a,b 83a,85,88

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