GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : BGS GSE2411 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Echioceras polygyratum Buckman S S
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Echioceras polygyratum Buckman S S – See Buckman (1913): Holotype

Provenance
Registration No. GSE2411
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments
Location
Country Scotland
Locality Hallaig, Isle of Raasay, Inverness-shire
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Lower Lias (Undifferentiated)
Biozone raricostatum
Geological Age

Pliensbachian Age (Jurassic Period) – Hettangian Age (Jurassic Period) (183 – 199.6 Ma B.P.)

References
References

Buckman S. 1913-1919. Yorks Type Ammonites, Vol 2 p.96

Donovan DT. 1958. The Lower Liassic Ammonite Fauna from the fosil Bed at Langeneckgrat near Thun (Median pre Alps) Schweizerische Palaeontologische Abhandlungen 74 p.31 pl.2 fig 8

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