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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM37239 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

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

Patagiosites griffithi (Sharpe)

Ammonites griffithii Sharpe

Registration No. GSM37239
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Ord Surv Ireland Portlock Coll
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Campanian Limeston Quarry Ph Aghanloo Td Largantea
Country Northern Ireland
Locality Derry
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 Science Kyushu University. D Geol p.82

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

Wright. 1951. Brit Chalk Ceph Mon Pal Soc p.19

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