GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : BGS CE5298 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Surites (Lynnia) icenii Casey
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Surites (Lynnia) icenii Casey – See Casey, R (1973): Holotype

Registration No. CE5298
Collector Casey, Dr, R. [BGS] 1967
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Mintlyn Beds (Bed 12: icenii zone).
Country England
Locality No 2 Gas Feeder - North Runcton - Norfolk.
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Mintlyn Member
Biozone icenii
Geological Age

Valanginian Age (Cretaceous Period) – Berriasian Age (Cretaceous Period) (133.9 – 145 Ma B.P.)


Casey, R. 1973. The Ammonite Succession at the Jurassic-Cretaceous boundary in eastern England. in Casey, R & Rawson, PF (edit) The Boreal Lower Cretaceous p.254 pl8.,figs5a,b

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