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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM108161 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Deshayesites grapesi Casey
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Deshayesites grapesi Casey

Registration No. GSM108161
Collector Casey Dr R
Donor or Associated Person Casey Dr R 1963
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Sandown Bay - Isle of Wight.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Atherfield Clay Formation, 15' above Perna Bed
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Aptian Age (Cretaceous Period) (112 – 125 Ma B.P.)


Casey. 1964. Mon Palaeont Soc Ammonoidea of the Lower Greensand p.320 Pl LIII fig 5a b c

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