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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM47568 –

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Peltomorphites hoplophorus Buckman, SS.
Type Status
Name History

Peltomorphites hoplophorus Buckman, SS. – See Buckman, SS (1925)

Registration No. GSM47568
Collector Buckman Collection. 1926
Donor or Associated Person Buckman, SS. 1926
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Oxford Clay - Upper Mariae or Martini Subzone. Note: this is a large specimen. Only 3 large specimens in this very heavy tray 481074.
Country England
Locality Jordan Cliff - Weymouth - Dorset.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Oxford Clay Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Oxfordian Age (Jurassic Period) – Callovian Age (Jurassic Period) (155.6 – 164.7 Ma B.P.)


Arkell, WJ. 1940. Mon Pal Soc Corallian Ammonites plXX

Buckman, SS. 1925. Type Ammonites plDLXIV B

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