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Fossil specimen : BMB BMB 007896 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Echinodermata

    Class Echinoidea

      Order Cidaroida

Fossil Name Cidaris serrifera Forbes in Dixon, 1850
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Cidaris serrifera Forbes in Dixon, 1850

Registration No. BMB 007896
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By Booth Museum of Natural History
Country England
Locality Malling, Lewes, East Sussex
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Middle Chalk
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


Forbes, E. 1850, 1878. Notes on Cretaceous Echinodermata. IN: Dixon, F., 1850, 1878. Forbes, E., 1850, IN Dixon, F. p.338, Plate xxiv, Figs. 15-19.

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