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Fossil specimen : BGS Zm2248 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Cheloniceras (Cheloniceras) mackesoni Casey
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Cheloniceras (Cheloniceras) mackesoni Casey – See Casey (1962): Holotype

Registration No. Zm2248
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Casey Dr 1960
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Hythe Beds
Country England
Locality Little Chast Kent
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. 1962. Mon Pal Soc p.231 pl.XXXVI fig 2a b

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