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Fossil specimen : BGS Geol.Soc.Coll.7753 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Acompsoceras renevieri (Sharpe)
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Acompsoceras renevieri (Sharpe)

Registration No. Geol.Soc.Coll.7753
Collector Renevier
Donor or Associated Person Geol Soc Sharpe Collection
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Gore Cliff Isle of Wight
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.)


Hyatt. 1903. US Geol Survey Mon p.112 XLIV

Kennedy WJ. 1969. Proc Geol Ass p.527

Kennedy WJ. 1971. Special paper Palaeontology no 8 Cenomanian Ammonites from S England p.68-69 30 fig 1a b c

Sharpe. 1857. Mon Pal Soc Chalk Mollusca p.44 XX fig 2

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