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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM47844 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Perisphinctes (Dichotomosphinctes) buckmani Arkell 1936
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Perisphinctes (Dichotomosphinctes) buckmani Arkell 1936 – See Buckman, SS (1926): Holotype

Registration No. GSM47844
Collector Buckman Collection. 1927
Donor or Associated Person Buckman, SS. 1927
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Corallian - plicatilis zone. Note: this is the largest specimen in this tray and there is also a little bag with crumbly bits too. Tray 481194.
Country England
Locality Headington Quarry [Magdalen College Pit - Oxford.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Corallian Group
Biozone Plicatilis
Geological Age

Oxfordian Age (Jurassic Period) (155.6 – 161.2 Ma B.P.)


Arkell, WJ. 1936. Q.J.G.S. London p.166

Arkell, WJ. 1938. Ammonites of English Corallian Beds p.79-83 pl14.,fig1

Buckman, SS. 1926. Type Ammonites plDCL

Malinowska. 1972. Acta Palaeont.Polonica p.186-187 fig9

Sapunov. 1973. Publ.Serv.Geol.Algerie. Bulletin No 44 p.112-113

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