GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : BGS GSM32064 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Skirroceras (Oecostephanus) dolichoecus (Buckman, SS.)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Skirroceras (Oecostephanus) dolichoecus (Buckman, SS.) – See Buckman, SS (1921): Holotype

Provenance
Registration No. GSM32064
Collector Buckman Collection.
Donor or Associated Person Buckman, SS. 1923
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Note: Inferior Oolite - Ironshot Bed. Also note: this is the largest specimen in this tray.
Location
Country England
Locality Dundry - Somerset.
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. 1896. Q.J.G.S p.680 IV,5

Buckman, SS. 1921. Type Ammonites plate CCLXV

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