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Fossil specimen : SM B 62759 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Hyphoplites falcatus var. aurora Wright & Wright
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Hyphoplites falcatus var. aurora Wright & Wright: Paratype

Hyphoplites falcatus var. aurora Wright & Wright ms.

Hyphoplites campichei Spath


Registration No. B 62759
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Wiltshire
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Ventnor, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Chloritic Marl
Biozone varians
Geological Age

Late Cretaceous Epoch (Cretaceous Period) (66 – 100.5 Ma B.P.)


Wright, C.W. & Wright, E.V. 1949 for 1948. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. civ (3): p.485 pl. xxx figs. 5 a-c

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