GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : BGS GSM32005 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Otoites delicatus Buckman, SS.
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Otoites delicatus Buckman, SS. – See Buckman, SS (1919): Holotype

Registration No. GSM32005
Collector ex D. Darell Collection
Donor or Associated Person Buckman, SS. 1923
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Note: there is also Yellow Slip to say that one cast was made 14.11.1972 but no mention of where it is now.
Country England
Locality Sandford Lane - Sherborne.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Inferior Oolite Group
Biozone sauzei or laeviuscula
Geological Age

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


Buckman, SS. 1919. Type Ammonites plCXLI

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