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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM72675 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Sagittoceras cowdalense Moore
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Sagittoceras cowdalense Moore

Girtyoceras cowdalense Moore

Registration No. GSM72675
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Moore,EWJ 1945
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Lower Bowland Shales:base of P1b
Country England
Locality New Field Edge,Weets Hill,Barnoldswick,Yorks
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.1d

Moore EWJ 1941 Proc Yorks Geol Soc XXIV p.253

Moore EWJ 1946 Proc Yorks Geol Soc XXV VI p.406 fig.12

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