GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : BGS GSM113530 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Hyattia bullifera Buckman, SS.
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Hyattia bullifera Buckman, SS. – See Buckman, SS (1889): Holotype

Registration No. GSM113530
Collector ex J. Buckman Collection.
Donor or Associated Person Buckman, SS. Coll 1906
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Note: this is Cast only, the Original specimen is in the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Cambridge, Massachusetts No: MCZ 2539. Also note: labels says there are 2 copies but I only see this one.
Country England
Locality Birdlip - Gloucester.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Inferior Oolite Group
Biozone murchisonae
Geological Age

Bathonian Age (Jurassic Period) – Aalenian Age (Jurassic Period) (164.7 – 175.6 Ma B.P.)


Original specimen fig'd by Buckman, SS. 1889. Inferior Oolite Ammonites Supplement pl14.,figs1-2

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