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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM119441 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Parahoplites depressus Casey
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Parahoplites depressus Casey

Registration No. GSM119441
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person museum
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Original specimen in Sedgewick Museum B 27163.Ferruginous Sands
Country England
Locality Shanklin Isle of Wight
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Ferruginous Sands Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Aptian Age (Cretaceous Period) (113 – 126.3 Ma B.P.)


Casey R. 1965. A Monograph of the Ammonoidea of the Lower Greesand p.414-415 LXIX fig 3a b 150d

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