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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM47570 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Perisphinctes apolipon
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Perisphinctes apolipon

Liosphinctes apolipon Buckman S – See Buckman (1925): Holotype

Registration No. GSM47570
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Buckman S 1926
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Oxford Oolite Brown Course ?[perarmatum] plicantilis zone
Country England
Locality Cowley - near Industrial Schools - Oxford.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Corallian Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


Arkell. 1957. Treatise p.401-403

Arkell. Mon Pal Soc Corallian Ammonites p.161-163 pl.XXXV fig 3a b

Buckman S. 1925. Type Ammonites, Vol V, Part LII pl.DLXIX

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