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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM48947 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Beyrichoceras rectangularum Bisat
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Beyrichoceras rectangularum Bisat

Registration No. GSM48947
Collector survey 1870
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality 0.5 miles S of Esker House,Grassington ,Yorkshire
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Carboniferous Limestone Supergroup
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Dinantian Subsystem (Carboniferous Period) (326.4 – 359.2 Ma B.P.)


Bisat 1934 Proc Yorks Geol Soc XXII p.289 15-17

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