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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM37363 –

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Paravirgatites pringlei (Buckman S)
Type Status
Name History

Paravirgatites pringlei (Buckman S)

Shotoverites pringlei (Buckman S)

Registration No. GSM37363
Collector survey 1924
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Highest doggers [Hard bluish sandstone between Shotover Fine and Grit Sands SB]
Country England
Locality Shotover Hill - Oxford.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Kimmeridge Clay Formation
Biozone pectinatus
Geological Age

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


Arkell. 1933. Jurassic System p.461

Buckman S. 1925. Type Ammonites p.9 DLXII

Cope. 1978. Palaeontology 21 p.478

Spath. 1936. Medd om Gronland p.30

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