GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : SM B 1537 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Callihoplites leptus (Seeley)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Callihoplites leptus (Seeley) – See Spath (1926a)

Ammonites leptus Seeley – See Seeley, H.G. (1865b): Holotype

Registration No. B 1537
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Country England
Locality Ashwell, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Cambridge Greensand
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Albian Age (Cretaceous Period) (99.6 – 112 Ma B.P.)


Seeley, H.G. 1865 b. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. 3, vol. xvi p.240 pl. x fig. 5

Spath 1926 a. A monograph of the Ammonoidea of the Gault Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. i pp. 223-5 text figs. 72 a-c

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