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Fossil specimen : YORYM YORYM : YM 422 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Hamites beanii Young and Bird, 1828
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Hamites beanii Young and Bird, 1828

Registration No. YORYM : YM 422
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Bean colln.
Held By Yorkshire Museum
Country England
Locality Speeton
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Speeton Clay
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Cretaceous Period (Cretaceous Period) (66 – 145 Ma B.P.)


YOUNG, G. & BIRD, J.. 1828. A Geological Survey of the Yorkshire Coast: describing the strata and fossils occurring between the Humber and the Tees, from the German Ocean to the Plain of York. (2nd edit.), iv + 368 pp., 17 pls. Whitby.

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