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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM27817 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Virgatosphinctoides distans (Neaverson)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Virgatosphinctoides distans (Neaverson)

Sphinctoceras distans (Neaverson)

Provenance
Registration No. GSM27817
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Buckman S 1914
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments
Location
Country England
Locality Headington - Oxford.
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Kimmeridge Clay Formation
Biozone wheatleyensis
Geological Age

Kimmeridgian Age (Jurassic Period) (150.8 – 155.6 Ma B.P.)

References
References

Arkell. 1933. Jurrassic System p.461

Buckman. 1927. Type Ammonites. VII DCXXXVIII C-D

Neaverson. 1925. Ammonites Upper Kimmeridge Clay Liverpool University p.23 IV fig 3 B12-15

Spath. 1936. Medd Om Gronland p.14 Bd 99 3

Available Images

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/BGS/P839976.JP2

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Steroscopic photographs

/BGS/P840369.JP2

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