GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : BGS GSM51457 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Microceras acuticosta Trueman & Williams
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Microceras acuticosta Trueman & Williams

Provenance
Registration No. GSM51457
Collector Richardson, L.
Donor or Associated Person ex Richardson Collection 1931
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Lower Lias (rariscostatum zone).
Location
Country England
Locality South Approach - Hunting Butts Tunnel - Cheltenham.
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Lias Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Aalenian Age (Jurassic Period) – Rhaetian Age (Triassic Period) (171.6 – 203.6 Ma B.P.)

References
References

Trueman & Williams 1927 Proc Cotteswold Nat Field Club Vol XXII Part 3 plXXVII.,fig1

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