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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM99294 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Doridiscus rotulus Casey
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Doridiscus rotulus Casey

Registration No. GSM99294
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Casey R 1961
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Ferruginous Sand Group IX Bed 35a
Country England
Locality Chale Bay Isle of Wight
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lower Greensand Group
Biozone gracile
Geological Age

Albian Age (Cretaceous Period) – Aptian Age (Cretaceous Period) (100.5 – 126.3 Ma B.P.)


Casey. 1961. Mon Pal Soc p.139 XXVI fig 8 44c d e

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