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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM37244 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Pachydiscus oldhami (Sharpe)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Pachydiscus oldhami (Sharpe)

Provenance
Registration No. GSM37244
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Ord Sur Ireland Portlock Coll
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Campanian
Location
Country Northern Ireland
Locality Dungiven Co Londonderry Northern Ireland
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

Sharpe. 1854. Foss Moll of the Chalk Cephalopoda Mon Pal Soc p.32 XIV fig 2a b c

Wright. 1951. British Chalk Cephalopods Mon Pal Soc p.20

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