GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : BGS Geol.Soc.Coll.7755 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Sharpeiceras laticlavium (Sharpe)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Sharpeiceras laticlavium (Sharpe)

Registration No. Geol.Soc.Coll.7755
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Geol Soc ex Sharpe Coll 1911
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Bonchurch Isle of Wight
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Chalk Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Maastrichtian Age (Cretaceous Period) – Cenomanian Age (Cretaceous Period) (66 – 100.5 Ma B.P.)


Hyatt. 1903. US Geol Survey Mon p.111

Kennedy WJ. 1971. Special paper Palaeontology no 8 Cenomanian Ammonites from S England p.64-66 27 fig 1a b c

Sharpe. 1855. Fossil Mollusca of the Chalk Cephalopoda Mon Pal Soc p.31 XIV fig I

Wright C. 1951. British Chalk Cephalopods Mon Pal Soc p.25

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