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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM7672 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Kepplerites (Toricellites) approximatus (Buckman)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Kepplerites (Toricellites) approximatus (Buckman)

Toricellites approximatus Buckman S

Registration No. GSM7672
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Buckman S ex Darell 1902
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments or calloviense
Country England
Locality Rampisham - Dorset.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Kellaways Formation
Biozone koenigi
Geological Age

Callovian Age (Jurassic Period) (161.2 – 164.7 Ma B.P.)


Arkell. 1957. Treatise Mollusca 4 fig 362 l

Buckman. 1922. Type Ammonites CCCXXXVI

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

Spath. 1932. Meddr Gronland 87 p.90

Tintant. 1963. Publs Univ Dijon 29 p.72

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