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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM72604 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Girtyoceras shorrocksi Moore
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Girtyoceras shorrocksi Moore

Registration No. GSM72604
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Moore,EWJ 1945
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Lower Bowland Shales:near top of P2.[S26 of EWJM]
Country England
Locality Near Dinckley Ferry,River Ribble,Lancs
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lower Carboniferous Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


Moore EWJ 1936 Jou Man Geol Soc 1 p.177

Moore EWJ 1946 Proc Yorks Geol Soc XXV VI p.413 pl.XXII,fig.4 fig.18B,C

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