GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : BGS GSM47174 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Morrisiceras fornicatum (Buckman, SS.)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Morrisiceras fornicatum (Buckman, SS.) – See Buckman, SS (1923): Holotype

Registration No. GSM47174
Collector Buckman Collection. 1924
Donor or Associated Person Buckman, SS. 1924
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Fuller's Earth Rock. Note: Label is not sure whether Locality is Dancing Hill or Haydon so Q/S could be ST61NW or NE, also Dancing Hill is on 312 1" map and Haydon is on 313.
Country England
Locality Dancing Hill - Sherborne - Dorset. [1" map borders 312 & 313].
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Fuller's Earth Rock Member
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Bathonian Age (Jurassic Period) (164.7 – 167.7 Ma B.P.)


Arkell, WJ. 1954. English Bathonian Ammonites - Mon.Palaeont Soc p.122-123 pl14.,fig12

Buckman, SS. 1923. Type Ammonites plCCCLXXVIII

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