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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM74091 – Undifferentiated Type

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Hypocanthoplites rubricosus var papillosus Casey
Type Status Undifferentiated Type
Name History

Hypocanthoplites rubricosus var papillosus Casey

Registration No. GSM74091
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Casey R 1946
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments basement Bed lower(rubricosus)band 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 R. 1950. Proc Geol Assoc p.291 14 fig 9

Casey. 1965. Mon Pal Soc Ammonoidea of the Lower Greensand p.439 LXXIII fig 8

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