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Fossil specimen : SM B 594 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Scaphites geinitzii var. laevior Wright, 1979
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Scaphites geinitzii var. laevior Wright, 1979: Holotype

Scaphites geinitzi var. laevior: Holotype

Scaphites geinitzi d'Orbigny

Registration No. B 594
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person George, T.N.
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Reed, Royston, Hertfordshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Nodular Band (basal)
Biozone planus
Geological Age

Maastrichtian Age (Cretaceous Period) – Turonian Age (Cretaceous Period) (66 – 93.9 Ma B.P.)


Wright, C.W. 1979. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Geology vol. 31 (3): p.302 pl.3 fig.8

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