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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM87588 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Farnhamia discoidalis Casey
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Farnhamia discoidalis Casey – See Casey (1965): Holotype

Registration No. GSM87588
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Casey Dr R
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Folkestone Beds
Country England
Locality Princess Royal Pit Runfold Farnham Surrey
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Loamy Folkestone Beds
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Albian Age (Cretaceous Period) – Aptian Age (Cretaceous Period) (99.6 – 125 Ma B.P.)


Casey. 1965. Ammonoidea of the Lower Greensand, Vol VI p.468-470 pl.LXXX fig 1

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