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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM72660 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Girtyoceras weetsense Moore
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Girtyoceras weetsense Moore

Provenance
Registration No. GSM72660
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Moore,EWJ 1945
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Lower Bowland Shales.S.splendens band P2.Sample damaged.
Location
Country England
Locality Hill Clough,N of Weets Hill,Barnoldswick,Yorks
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Lower Carboniferous Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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

References
References

Bisat 1952 Trans Leeds Geol Assoc VI IV p.168 fig.1i

Johnson GAL 1957 Geol Mag XCIV p.230

Moore EWJ 1941 Proc Yorks Geol Soc XXIV p.256

Moore EWJ 1946 Proc Yorks Geol Soc XXV VI p.409 pl.XXVII,fig.3 fig.15b

Available Images

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Steroscopic photographs

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