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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM47115 –

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Perisphinctes (Perisphinctes) aff chloroolithicus Gumbel
Type Status
Name History

Perisphinctes (Perisphinctes) aff chloroolithicus Gumbel

Perisphinctes biplex Sowerby, J. – See Buckman, SS (1923)

Registration No. GSM47115
Collector Buckman Collection. 1924
Donor or Associated Person Buckman, SS. 1924
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Corallian - Plicatilis [perarmatum] zone.
Country England
Locality Headington Quarry [Magdalen College Pit - Oxford.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Corallian Group
Biozone Perarmatum
Geological Age

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


Arkell, WJ. 1938. Mon Pal Soc - Corallian Ammonites plXVIII.,figs7a,b

Arkell, WJ. Mon Pal Soc - Corallian Ammonites p.97

Buckman, SS. 1923. Type Ammonites plCCLXXXII

Buckman, SS. Type Ammonites p.50

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