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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM47128 – Undifferentiated Type

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Macrocephalites macrocephalus (non Schlotheim)
Type Status Undifferentiated Type
Name History

Macrocephalites macrocephalus (non Schlotheim)

Registration No. GSM47128
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Buckman Collection 1924
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Radipole Backwater Weymouth - Dorset.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Kellaways Formation
Biozone macrocephalus
Geological Age

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


Buckman S. 1922. Type Ammonites 313

Spath. 1928. Pal Indica. NS p.170

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