GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : BGS GSM49278 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Witchellia platymorpha Buckman, SS.
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Witchellia platymorpha Buckman, SS. – See Buckman, SS (1926): Paratype

Registration No. GSM49278
Collector Buckman Collection.
Donor or Associated Person Buckman, SS. 1928
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Note: there is yellow slip to denote that one cast was made but no mention of where this is now? Cast made 14.11.1972.
Country England
Locality Frogden Quarry - Oborne - Somerset.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Inferior Oolite Group
Biozone Laeviuscula
Geological Age

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


Buckman, SS. 1926. Type Ammonites plDLXXX [C]

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