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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM37483 – Topotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Sphinctoceras distans Neaverson
Type Status Topotype
Name History

Sphinctoceras distans Neaverson

Registration No. GSM37483
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Pringle J 1925
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Wheatley Oxfordshire.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Kimmeridge Clay Formation
Biozone wheatleyensis
Geological Age

Kimmeridgian Age (Jurassic Period) (152.1 – 157.3 Ma B.P.)


Buckman TA. 1926. Not known 638A B

Spath. 1936. Not Known p.14

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