GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : BGS GSM49285 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Witchellia actinophora Buckman, SS.
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Witchellia actinophora Buckman, SS. – See Buckman, SS (1926): Holotype

Registration No. GSM49285
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 two casts was made but no mention of where they are now? Casts 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 plDCLXXIX

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