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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM30460 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Kepplerites (Gowericeras) gowerianus (Sowerby J)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Kepplerites (Gowericeras) gowerianus (Sowerby J)

Gowericeras ventrale Buckman S

Registration No. GSM30460
Collector no history
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Chippenham Wiltshire.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Kellaways Formation
Biozone koenigi
Geological Age

Callovian Age (Jurassic Period) (163.5 – 166.1 Ma B.P.)


Buckman. 1922. Type Ammonites CCLXXXVIII

Meledina. 1977. see publication slip with specimen p.175

Spath. 1932. Medd om Gronland p.89

Tintant. 1963. Les Kosm du Call Inf et Moyen d'Eur occ p.110

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