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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM99051 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Echinodermata

    Class Echinoidea

      Order Cidaroida

Fossil Name Cidaris dissimilis Forbes
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Cidaris dissimilis Forbes

Registration No. GSM99051
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Clarke E
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality near Dover - Kent.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Chalk Group
Biozone varians
Geological Age

Maastrichtian Age (Cretaceous Period) – Cenomanian Age (Cretaceous Period) (66 – 100.5 Ma B.P.)


Woodward SP. 1856. Mem Geol Surv Dec V p.2 V fig

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