GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : BGS Geol.Soc.Coll.7762 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Mesogaudryceras leptonema (Sharpe)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Mesogaudryceras leptonema (Sharpe)

Gaudryceras leptonema (Sharpe)

Provenance
Registration No. Geol.Soc.Coll.7762
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Geol Soc Sharpe Collection 1911
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments
Location
Country England
Locality Ventnor,Isle of Wight
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Chalk Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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

References
References

Kennedy WJ. 1969. Proc Geol Ass p.527

Kennedy WJ. 1971. Special paper Palaeontology no 8 Cenomanian Ammonites from S England p.4-5 1 fig 10a b

Sharpe D. 1855. Fossil Mollusca of the Chalk Cephalopoda Mon Pal Soc XIV fig 3

Spath. 1924. Mem Geo Surv India Pal India NS p.66

Wright. 1951. British Chalk Cephalopods Mon Pal Soc p.12

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