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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM57708 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Deshayesites topleyi Spath
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Deshayesites topleyi Spath

Registration No. GSM57708
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Spath Collection 1934
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Lower lobster beds
Country England
Locality Atherfield
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Atherfield Clay Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


Spath. 1964. Mon Palaeont Soc Ammonoidea of the Lower Greensand p.332 pl LII fig 5a b

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