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Fossil specimen : BGS Zm1667 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Deshayesites planus Casey, R.
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Deshayesites planus Casey, R. – See Casey (1952)

Registration No. Zm1667
Collector Casey, R.
Donor or Associated Person Name not available 1952
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Atherfield Point, Isle of Wight
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Upper Lobster Member
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Aptian Age (Cretaceous Period) (113 – 126.3 Ma B.P.)


Casey. 1952. Ammonoidea of Lower Greensand. Monography of the Palaeontological Society LVII, 5 112a

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