GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : BGS GSM32042 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Stephanoceras plagium Buckman, SS.
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Stephanoceras plagium Buckman, SS. – See Buckman, SS (1921): Holotype

Registration No. GSM32042
Collector Buckman Collection.
Donor or Associated Person Buckman, SS. 1921
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Note: this tray is quite heavy with varying sizes of specimens. Also note: there is yellow slip to say that 4 casts were made 20.7.1973 but no indication as to where they are now.
Country England
Locality Clatcombe - Sherborne - Dorset.
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. 1921. Type Ammonites plCCXXIX

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