GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : BGS GSM12601 –

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Sonninia spinosa Buckman, SS.
Type Status
Name History

Sonninia spinosa Buckman, SS.

Registration No. GSM12601
Collector Buckman Collection
Donor or Associated Person Buckman, SS. 1900
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Note: this tray is quite heavy, quite a few medium and large sized specimens and this one is the largest. Also note: this specimen needs a proper label, old one on the specimen is difficult to read.
Country England
Locality Bradford Abbas - Dorset.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Inferior Oolite Group
Biozone Concava/Discites
Geological Age

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

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