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Fossil specimen : BGS CE5096 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Hectoceras larwoodi Casey
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Hectoceras larwoodi Casey – See Casey, R (1973): Holotype

Registration No. CE5096
Collector Casey, Dr, R. [BGS] Oct' 1966
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Base of Carstone (Bed 18) - ex Mintlyn Beds - kochi zone.
Country England
Locality Fenland Flood Relief Channel - West Dereham - Norfolk.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Carstone Formation
Biozone Kochi
Geological Age

Albian Age (Cretaceous Period) (100.5 – 113 Ma B.P.)


Casey, R. 1973. The Ammonite Succession at the Jurassic-Cretaceous boundary in eastern England. in Casey, R & Rawson, PF (edit) The Boreal Lower Cretaceous p.244 pl7.,fig4

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