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Fossil specimen : BGS Zm1843 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Deshayesites fitton Casey
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Deshayesites fitton Casey – See Casey (1961): Holotype

Registration No. Zm1843
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Casey Dr R 1953
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Perna Bed
Country England
Locality Red Cliff Sandown Isle of Wight
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lower Greensand Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Albian Age (Cretaceous Period) – Aptian Age (Cretaceous Period) (100.5 – 126.3 Ma B.P.)


Casey. 1961. Palaeontology, Vol 3 p.593-594 pl.84 fig 4

Casey. 1964. Mon Pal Soc Ammonoidea of the Lower Greensand, Part V p.321 pl.LV text-fig.2a b

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