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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM47850 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Perisphinctes (Arisphinctes) cowleyensis Buckman, SS.
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Perisphinctes (Arisphinctes) cowleyensis Buckman, SS. – See Buckman, SS (1926): Holotype

Provenance
Registration No. GSM47850
Collector Buckman Collection. 1927
Donor or Associated Person Buckman, SS. 1927
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Corallian [Shell Bed], [Berkshire Oolite Series = WJA]. Plicatilis Zone. Note: this is a large specimen in heavy tray 481188.
Location
Country England
Locality Excavation - Hollow Way - Cowley - Oxford.
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Corallian Group
Biozone Plicatilis
Geological Age

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

References
References

Arkell, WJ. 1939. Mon Pal Soc - Corallian Ammonites p.140-142 plXXVIII.,figs3a-b

Buckman, SS. 1926. Type Ammonites plDCLXIII A-B

Available Images

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