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Fossil specimen : BGS Zm650 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Hypacanthoplites newingtoni Casey
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Hypacanthoplites newingtoni Casey

Registration No. Zm650
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Casey R 1946 – 1950
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Red Bed = Horizon A of Casey 1939
Country England
Locality Sandling Junction Sandpit
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Loamy Folkestone Beds
Biozone jacobi
Geological Age

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


Casey. 1965. Mon Pal Soc Ammonoidea of the Lower Greensand p.443-444 LXXV fig 1 165

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