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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM26054 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Amoeboceras (Amoebites) praebauhini (Salfeld)
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Amoeboceras (Amoebites) praebauhini (Salfeld)

Cardioceras praebauhini Salfeld

Registration No. GSM26054
Collector survey 1899
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Derived
Country England
Locality SSE of Biggleswade Bedfordshire
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Ampthill Clay Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


Not known. 1915. Zeitschr deutsch geol Geselch 67

Salfeld H. 1915. Mon der Gattung Cardioceras Neum et Uhlig p.178-179 XVII figs 5a b

Sykes & Callomon. 1879. Palaeontology p.859

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