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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM37499 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Kosmoceras effulgens (Buckman, SS.)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Kosmoceras effulgens (Buckman, SS.) – See Buckman, SS (1921): Holotype

Registration No. GSM37499
Collector British Geological Survey 1926
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Oxford Clay - jason zone. Various conservation treatments in 1967.
Country England
Locality Gosford Hill - Kidlington - Oxon.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Oxford Clay Formation
Biozone Jason
Geological Age

Oxfordian Age (Jurassic Period) – Callovian Age (Jurassic Period) (157.3 – 166.1 Ma B.P.)


Arkell, WJ. 1933. Jurassic System p.349

Buckman, SS. 1921. Type Ammonites plDXCVII A&B

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