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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM74094 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Hypacanthoplites rubricosus Casey
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Hypacanthoplites rubricosus Casey

Registration No. GSM74094
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)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.290 14 fig 3

Casey. 1965. Mon Pal Soc Ammonoidea of the Lower Greensand p.436 LXXIII fig 4

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