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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM37922 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Reticuloceras cometabilingue Bisat & Ramsbottom (MS)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Reticuloceras cometabilingue Bisat & Ramsbottom (MS)

Reticuloceras reticulatum metabilingue Wright

Registration No. GSM37922
Collector Survey 1924
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Milltone Grit R2 . 1st MArine band 9ft above the Helmshore Grit, early mut band.
Country England
Locality Stream - Higher Hempshaws - Belmont.
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 ]


Ramsbottom 1967 Compte Rendube Congres Intern Strat Geol Carbonif Sheffield Vol 1 pp71-78 p.71-78

Wright Summ Prog for 1925 1926 Wright 1926 ibid pp 194-5 plxii.,fig2

Wright in 'Geology of Rossendale' Mem Geol Surv 1927 Wright 1927 ibid pp115-6 plxii.,fig2

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