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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM49964 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Cravenoceras nititoides (Bisat)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Cravenoceras nititoides (Bisat)

Registration No. GSM49964
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Tonks, FH. 1932
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Millstone Grit - E2.
Country England
Locality Pace Gate Beck (Kex Gill) - nr Bolton Abbey - Skipton - Yorks.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Millstone Grit Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Namurian Stage (Carboniferous Period) (319 – 329 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Bashkirian Age – Serpukhovian Age ]


Bisat WS 1932 Trans Leeds Geol Assoc Vol V Plii fig2 p35 p.35 plii.,fig2

Hudson RGS 1946 Proc Yorks Geol Soc XXV Plxxi fig8 plxxi.,fig8

Yates 1962 Palaeontology Vol 5 pt 3 p 423 p.423

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