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Fossil specimen : BGS Zm3819 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Perigrinoceras albidum Casey
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Perigrinoceras albidum Casey – See Casey, R (1973): Holotype

Registration No. Zm3819
Collector Thurrell Collection.
Donor or Associated Person Thurrell, R.G. 1954 – 1955
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Upper Spilsby Sandstone (Ferruginous Grit, albidum zone) excavated material.
Country England
Locality Biscathorpe Gravel Pit - Louth - Lincs.
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Spilsby Sandstone Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Valanginian Age (Cretaceous Period) – Tithonian Age (Jurassic Period) (133.9 – 152.1 Ma B.P.)


Casey, R. 1973. The Ammonite Succession at the Jurassic-Cret. boundary in Eastern England. Casey, R. & Rawson, P.F. (ed) The Boreal Lower Cretaceous p.256 pl 10., figs 8a-b., figs 6g-h

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