GB3D Type Fossils

 Home   The project   Search  About fossils Contributors Downloads Links Contact us

Fossil specimen : BGS GSM74050 – 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. GSM74050
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Casey R 1946 – 1948
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Basement bed subrectangulatus 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) (99.6 – 125 Ma B.P.)


Casey R. 1965. Mon Pal Soc Ammonoidea of the Lower Greensand p.438 LXXIII fig 2

Casey. 1950. Proc Geol Assoc 14 fig 5

Available Images

High resolution photographs


3518 KB


2339 KB

Steroscopic photographs


4620 KB


4237 KB

View these images in your web browser using our JPEG2000 viewer. Zoom in and out and pan around in high resolution. Requires JavaScript to be enabled.

Download these images as high resolution JPEG2000 files. You may need to use image-editing software to view these files.

click image or here to close