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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM74069 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Hypacanthoplites rubricosus Casey
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Hypacanthoplites rubricosus Casey

Registration No. GSM74069
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Casey R 1946 – 1948
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Basement bed rubricosus nodules
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. 1965. Mon Pal Soc Ammonoidea of the Lower Greensand LXXIV fig 5

Casey. 1950. Proc Geol Assoc 14 fig 4

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