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Fossil specimen : BGS Zn9152 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Watinoceras coloradoense praecursor Wright & Kennedy
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Watinoceras coloradoense praecursor Wright & Kennedy

Registration No. Zn9152
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Wood CJ 1966
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Watinoceras Bed C
Country England
Locality Haven Cliff Axmouth Devon
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Cenomanian And Turonian Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Turonian Age (Cretaceous Period) – Cenomanian Age (Cretaceous Period) (89.8 – 100.5 Ma B.P.)


Wright CW & Kennedy WJ. 1981. Ammonoidea of the Middle Chalk and plenus Marls Mon Pal Soc p.53 10 fig 18

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