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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM108168 –

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Deshayesites planus Casey
Type Status
Name History

Deshayesites planus Casey – See Casey (1964)

Registration No. GSM108168
Collector Casey Dr R 1963
Donor or Associated Person Casey Dr R 1963
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Upper 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.)


Casey. 1964. Mon Pal Soc Ammonoidea of the Lower Greensand, Part V p.323

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