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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM53484 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Protacanthoceras compressum (Jukes Browne)
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Protacanthoceras compressum (Jukes Browne)

Registration No. GSM53484
Collector Browne Jukes
Donor or Associated Person Browne Jukes
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Cenomanian Bed C
Country England
Locality Charlton Bay near Lyme Regis
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Chalk Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


Jukes Browne & Hill. 1896. Quart Journ Geol Soc p.157 V fig 4 4a

Kennedy WJ. 1971. Special paper Palaeontology no 8 p.98-99 32 fig 2a b c d

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