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Fossil specimen : SM B 19322 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Tropaeum keepingi Casey
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Tropaeum keepingi Casey

Tropaeum keepingi Casey: Holotype

Tropaeum hillsii (Sowerby, J. de C.)

Ancyloceras hillsii (Sowerby, J. de C.)

Registration No. B 19322
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 Upware, Cambridgeshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lower Greensand
Biozone bowerbanki?
Geological Age

Albian Age (Cretaceous Period) – Aptian Age (Cretaceous Period) (100.5 – 126.3 Ma B.P.)


Casey, R. 1960 for 1959. A monograph of the Ammonoidea of the Lower Greensand Palaeontographical Society Monographs (4): pp.35, 42 text-figs. 11 e, 13

Casey, R. 1961. Palaeontology vol. 3 (5): p.569

Keeping 1883. The fossils and palaeontological affinities of the Neocomian deposits of Upware and Brickhill (1): p.91 pl. ii figs. a-d

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 (2): p.125

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