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Fossil specimen : BGS Ro7630 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Asturoceras romanum sp nov Riley MS
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Asturoceras romanum sp nov Riley MS

Registration No. Ro7630
Collector Riley, N J 1976 – 1984
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Saleswheel - River Ribble.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Sabden Shales
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Kinderscoutian Substage (Carboniferous Period) – Arnsbergian Substage (Carboniferous Period) (321.5 – 328 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Bashkirian Age – Serpukhovian Age ]


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