GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : BGS GSM47185 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Eudmetoceras prosphues (Branco) emend Buckman.SS.
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Eudmetoceras prosphues (Branco) emend Buckman.SS. – See Buckman, SS (1923): Holotype

Registration No. GSM47185
Collector Buckman Collection.
Donor or Associated Person Buckman, SS. 1924
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Note: this is one of the smaller specimens in this tray of mostlyarge ones. Also note: yellow slip says 4 casts were made 14.11.1972 but I have no idea where they are.
Country England
Locality Bradford Abbas - Dorset.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Inferior Oolite Group
Biozone Discites or concava
Geological Age

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


Buckman, SS. 1923. Type Ammonites plCCCXCVII

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