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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM72674 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Girtyoceras multicameratum Moore
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Girtyoceras multicameratum Moore

Registration No. GSM72674
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Moore 1945
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Lower Bowland Shales:P2.
Country England
Locality River Ribble,near Dinckley ferry,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.)


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

Moore EWJ 1946 Proc Yorks Geol Soc XXV VI p.411 pl.XXIII,fig.1 fig.16a

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