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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM37217 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Hyphoplites crassofalcatus var horridus Wright CW & EV
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Hyphoplites crassofalcatus var horridus Wright CW & EV

Registration No. GSM37217
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Geol Soc 1910 – 1911
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Cholritic Marl
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.)


Wright CW & EV. Quart Journ Geol Soc p.491 XXXI fig 10

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