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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM49344 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Aspidoceras (Euaspidoceras) akantheen Buckman, SS.
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Aspidoceras (Euaspidoceras) akantheen Buckman, SS. – See Buckman, SS (1928): Holotype

Registration No. GSM49344
Collector Buckman Collection. 1928
Donor or Associated Person Buckman, SS. 1928
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Corallian - Upper Cordatum Zone.
Country England
Locality Cowley Pressed Steel Works - Oxford.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Corallian Group
Biozone Cordatum
Geological Age

Oxfordian Age (Jurassic Period) (157.3 – 163.5 Ma B.P.)


Arkell, WJ. 1940. Mon Pal Soc - Corallian Ammonites p.206-207 73

Buckman, SS. 1928. Type Ammonites plDCCLXX A,B

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