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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM108212 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Deshayesites wiltshirei Casey
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Deshayesites wiltshirei Casey

Registration No. GSM108212
Collector Casey R
Donor or Associated Person Casey R 1963
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Ferruginoius sand Scaphites beds Bed 1
Country England
Locality Atherfield
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lower Greensand Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


Casey. 1964. Mon Pal Soc Ammonoidea of the Lower Greensand p.306 LI fig 10

Melville RV. 1982. Hampshire Basin Regional Guide XI fig 4

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