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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM30915 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Deshayesites punfieldensis Spath
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Deshayesites punfieldensis Spath

Registration No. GSM30915
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Geol Soc 1911
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Atherfield
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lower Greensand Group
Biozone Deshayesi
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.338-339 Pl XLVI fig I

Spath LF. 1930. Ann Mag Nat Hist p.431 pl XVI fig 3a b

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