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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM74096 – Undifferentiated Type

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Hypacanthoplites anglicus var audax Casey
Type Status Undifferentiated Type
Name History

Hypacanthoplites anglicus var audax Casey

Registration No. GSM74096
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Casey R 1946
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Folkestone bed basement bed upper (jacobi) nodule band
Country England
Locality East Cliff, Folkestone Kent
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Loamy Folkestone Beds
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Albian Age (Cretaceous Period) – Aptian Age (Cretaceous Period) (100.5 – 126.3 Ma B.P.)


Casey. 1950. Proc Geol Assoc p.291 pl 14 fig 2a-c

Casey. 1965. Mon Pal Soc Ammonoidea of the Lower Greensand p.428 LXXI fig 2

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