GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : BGS GSM32010 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Expalxites (Normannites) formosus Buckman, SS.
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Expalxites (Normannites) formosus Buckman, SS. – See Buckman, SS (1920): Holotype

Registration No. GSM32010
Collector Buckman Collection.
Donor or Associated Person Buckman, SS. 1923
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Note: there is green slip to denote that there is a B/W negative for this specimen March 1992; also a yellow slip to denote that 2 casts were made 20.7.1973 but no indication of where these other items are?
Country England
Locality Frogden Quarry - Oborne - Somerset.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Inferior Oolite Group
Biozone Humphriesianum
Geological Age

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


Buckman, SS. 1920. Type Ammonites plCLI

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