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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM37300 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Perisphinctes (Kranaosphinctes) decurrens (Buckman, SS.)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Perisphinctes (Kranaosphinctes) decurrens (Buckman, SS.) – See Buckman, SS (1923): Holotype

Registration No. GSM37300
Collector Buckman Collection. 1925
Donor or Associated Person Buckman, SS. 1925
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Corallian - Lower Calcareous Grit. Plicatilis [upper cordatum zone].
Country England
Locality Excavation - Hollow Way - Cowley - Oxford.
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Corallian Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


Arkell, WJ. 1939. Mon Pal Soc - Corallian Ammonites plXXXIX.,figs5a,b

Arkell, WJ. Mon Pal Soc - Corallian Ammonites p.175-179

Buckman, SS. 1923. Type Ammonites plCDXLIX

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