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Fossil specimen : BGS Geol.Soc.Coll.7759 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Mantelliceras ventnorense Diener
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Mantelliceras ventnorense Diener

Provenance
Registration No. Geol.Soc.Coll.7759
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Geol Soc Sharpe Collection 1911
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments
Location
Country England
Locality Ventnor,Isle of Wight
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Chalk Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Maastrichtian Age (Cretaceous Period) – Cenomanian Age (Cretaceous Period) (65.5 – 99.6 Ma B.P.)

References
References

Diener. 1925. Ammonoidea Neocretacea Fossilium Catalogus 1 Animalia p.170

Kennedy WJ & Hancock J. 1971. Palaeontology p.440 80 fig 6a b c

Kennedy WJ. 1971. Special paper Palaeontology no 8 Cenomanian Ammonites from S England p.62-63 26 fig 2a b c

Sharpe D. 1857. Mon Pal Soc British Chalk Cephalopoda p.51 XXIII fig 6

Wright CW. 1951. Mon Pal Soc British Chalk Cephalopoda p.25

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/BGS/P835467.JP2

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/BGS/P835468.JP2

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