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Fossil specimen : BGS Geol.Soc.Coll.7783 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Turrilites scutus Passey
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Turrilites scutus Passey

Turrilites wiesti Sharpe

Registration No. Geol.Soc.Coll.7783
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Geol Soc Sharpe Collection 1911
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Ventnor,Isle of Wight
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.)


Sharpe. 1857. Mon Pal Soc Cret Ceph p.67 27 fig 8

Wright. 1951. British Chalk Cephalopods Mon Pal Soc p.17

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