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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM37238 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Patagiosites griffithi (Sharpe)
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Patagiosites griffithi (Sharpe)

Ammonites griffithii

Registration No. GSM37238
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Ordnance survey of Ireland Por
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments White Limestone Campanian see Portlock pg 408
Country Northern Ireland
Locality Co Derry Northern Ireland
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Chalk Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Maastrichtian Age (Cretaceous Period) – Cenomanian Age (Cretaceous Period) (66 – 100.5 Ma B.P.)


Matsumoto. 1954. Mems fac Scienc eKyushu University. D p.82

Sharpe. 1854. Foss Moll of the Chalk Cephalopoda Mon Pal Soc p.28 XI fig 3a b

Sharpe. 1957. Foss Moll of the Chalk Cephalopoda Mon Pal Soc p.48 XXII fig 2a b c

Spath LF. 1922. Trans Roy Soc S Africa p.122 V

Wright. 1951. British Chalk Cephalopods Mon Pal Soc p.19

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