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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM30456 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

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

Kepplerites (Gowericeras) gowerianus (Sowerby)

Gowericeras metorchum Buckman S

Registration No. GSM30456
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. 1921. Type Ammonites CCLIV

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

Roman. 1938. Ammonites jurassiques et Cretacees p.257

Spath. 1932. Meddr Gronland 87 no 7 p.90

Tintant. 1963. Publs Univ Dijon p.70

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