GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : BGS GSM32014 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Leptosphinctes leptus Buckman S
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Leptosphinctes leptus Buckman S – See Parsons CF (1975)

Leptosphinctes leptus Buckman S – See Buckman S (1920): Holotype

Provenance
Registration No. GSM32014
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Buckman S 1923
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments
Location
Country England
Locality Frogden Quarry - Oborne - Somerset.
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Inferior Oolite Group
Biozone bajocense
Geological Age

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

References
References

Buckman S. 1920. Type Ammonites 160

Parsons CF. 1975. Palaeontology p.202

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