GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : BGS VW565 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Subcraspedites (Volgidiscus) pulcher Casey, Mesezhnikov, Shulgina
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Subcraspedites (Volgidiscus) pulcher Casey, Mesezhnikov, Shulgina – See Casey, R (1973): Paratype

Registration No. VW565
Collector Survey Collection. 1942
Donor or Associated Person (Wilson, V.)
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Caistone nod, ex Spilsby Sandstone, S.(V) lamplughi zone.
Country England
Locality Nodules on Field - North West of Nettleton Top Farm, Caistol, Lincs.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Spilsby Sandstone Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Valanginian Age (Cretaceous Period) – Tithonian Age (Jurassic Period) (133.9 – 152.1 Ma B.P.)


Casey, R. 1973. The Ammonite Succession at the Jurassic-Cret. boundary in Eastern England. Casey, R. & Rawson, P.F. (ed) The Boreal Lower Cretaceous p.251 pl text., fig 5i

Casey, R., Meserhnikov, M.S., Shulgina, N.I. 1977. Correlation of the Jurassic Cretaceous Boundary Deposits of England and the Russian Platform, elias m polar regions. Ural Mts & Siberia Akad Nauk p.29

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