GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : BGS Geol.Soc.Coll.2300 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Deshayesites grandis Spath
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Deshayesites grandis Spath

Provenance
Registration No. Geol.Soc.Coll.2300
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Geol Soc 1911
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments
Location
Country England
Locality Atherfield
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Lower Greensand Group
Biozone martini
Geological Age

Albian Age (Cretaceous Period) – Aptian Age (Cretaceous Period) (100.5 – 126.3 Ma B.P.)

References
References

Casey. 1964. Mon Palaeont Soc Ammonoidea of the Lower Greensand p.308 XLIV fig 1a b

Spath LF. 1930. Ann Mag Nat Hist p.247 XVII figs 2 A B

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