GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : BGS GSM47166 – Undifferentiated Type

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Tulites praeclarus (Buckman, SS.)
Type Status Undifferentiated Type
Name History

Tulites praeclarus (Buckman, SS.) – See Buckman, SS (1921)

Registration No. GSM47166
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: this specimen is the largest in this tray and tray is heavy!
Country England
Locality Troll or Trill Quarry - Thornford - Dorset.
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. 1952. English Bathonian Ammonites - Mon.Palaeont Soc p.93-95 29

Buckman, SS. 1921. Type Ammonites p.45

Buckman, SS. 1922. Type Ammonites plCCCLXVIII

Torrens, HS. 1969. Geol Mag p.70

Torrens, HS. 1970. Trans.Leic.Lit.Phil.Soc p.137

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