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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM56942 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Lechites gaudini raricostata Breishoffer
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Lechites gaudini raricostata Breishoffer

Baculites gaudi

Registration No. GSM56942
Collector no history
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Cambridge
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Colgate Sandstone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Valanginian Age (Cretaceous Period) (133.9 – 139.4 Ma B.P.)


Breistroffe. 1947. Sur les zones des Ammonites dans L'Albien de France et d'Angleterre Trav Lab GeolUni Grenoble p.94 XXVI

Spath. Mon Pal Soc LXXII fig 8

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