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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM48805 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Hyphoplites facatus var interpolatus Wright CW & EV
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Hyphoplites facatus var interpolatus Wright CW & EV

Registration No. GSM48805
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Pope Bartlett 1928
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Chloritic Marl top bed
Country England
Locality Search Mere Wilts
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.)


Wright CW & EV. 1949. Quart Journ Geol Soc p.485 XXX fig 2

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