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Fossil specimen : SM B 1475 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Puzosia sharpei Spath
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Puzosia sharpei Spath

Puzosia sharpei Spath: Holotype

Ammonites planulatus var. mayorianus d'Orbigny

Ammonites mayorianus d'Orbigny

Ammonites planulatus Sowerby, J. de C.

Registration No. B 1475
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Cambridge Greensand
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Albian Age (Cretaceous Period) (100.5 – 113 Ma B.P.)


Seeley, H.G. 1865 b. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. 3, vol. xvi (2): p.229

Sharpe 1854. The Cephalaspids of Great Britain Palaeontographical Society Monographs (1): pl. xii fig. 4

Spath, L.F. 1923. A monograph of the Ammonoidea of the Gault Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. i (4): pp. 46, 48 text-fig. 1 b pl. i figs. 1,1 a, 1 b,

Woods, H. 1891. Catalogue of the Type Fossils in the Woodwardian Museum, Cambridge. Henry Woods with preface by T. McKenny Hughes CUP. 180+xiv SPL: II. 16 (3): p.124

Wright 1951. Palaeontographical Society Monographs Surv. Ceph. Chalk Grt. Brit. (5): p.35

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