GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : BGS GSM12588 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Sonninia gibbera Buckman, SS.
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Sonninia gibbera Buckman, SS. – See Buckman, SS (1893): Paratype

Registration No. GSM12588
Collector Buckman Collection.
Donor or Associated Person Buckman SS. 1905
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Note: this is one of the medium-to-larger sized specimens in this tray. Also note: there is yellow slip to denote that a cast was made 14.11.1972 but no idea where this will be now.
Country England
Locality Bradford Abbas - Dorset.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Inferior Oolite Group
Biozone discites
Geological Age

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


Buckman, SS. 1893. Palaeont Soc.Mon pl88.,fig1

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