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Fossil specimen : BGS GSE2421 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Leptechioceras subobsoletum Buckman S
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Leptechioceras subobsoletum Buckman S – See Buckman (1913): Holotype

Registration No. GSE2421
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Scotland
Locality Raasay,Inverness-shire
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lower Lias (Undifferentiated)
Biozone raricostatum
Geological Age

Pliensbachian Age (Jurassic Period) – Hettangian Age (Jurassic Period) (182.7 – 201.3 Ma B.P.)


Buckman S. 1913-1919. Yorks Type Ammonites, Vol 2 p.96

Gethy TA. 1973. University of Kansas Palaeontological Contributions Paper 63 pl.2 fig 9

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