GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : BGS GSM49323 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Emileia contrahens Buckman, SS.
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Emileia contrahens Buckman, SS. – See Buckman, SS (1927): Holotype

Provenance
Registration No. GSM49323
Collector Buckman Collection.
Donor or Associated Person Buckman, SS. 1929
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Note: this tray is very heavy and this is one of the largest specimens in the tray.
Location
Country England
Locality Sandford Lane Qy - Sherborne.
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Inferior Oolite Group
Biozone sauzei
Geological Age

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

References
References

Buckman, SS. 1927. Type Ammonites plDCCXLIV A-B

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