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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM98603 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

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

Cheloniceras (Epicheloniceras) martineridas Casey

Registration No. GSM98603
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Casey R 1960
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Hythe Beds Boughton Group
Country England
Locality Skinners Quarry Boughton Mount Maidstone Kent
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Hythe Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


Casey. 1960. Palaeontology p.595 4 fig 2

Casey. 1962. Mon Pal Soc p.239 XXXVIII fig 3a b

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