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Fossil specimen : BGS Zm1952 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Cheloniceras (Epicheloniceras) debile Casey
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Cheloniceras (Epicheloniceras) debile Casey

Registration No. Zm1952
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Casey R 1954
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Ferruginous Sands Upper Crioceras Beds
Country England
Locality Below Walpen Chine Atherfield Isle of Wight
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. 1960. Palaeontology p.595 84 fig 3 14b

Casey. 1962. Mon Pal Soc p.244 XXXVII fig 3a b 85a b

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