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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM30695 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Sonneratia kitchini var chalensis Casey
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Sonneratia kitchini var chalensis Casey

Registration No. GSM30695
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Barrow,Mrs R 1920
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality West Dereham Norfolk
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Gault Formation
Biozone kitchini
Geological Age

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


Casey R. 1965. Mon Pal Soc Ammonoidea of the Lower Greensand p.523 LXXXVII fig 4

Owen HG. 1988. Bull BMNH Geology p.199 fig 32a b

Spath LF. Mon Pal Soc Gault Ammonites p.88 V fig 7a b

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