GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : BGS GSM30918 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Deshayesites forbesi Casey
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Deshayesites forbesi Casey

Deshayesites deshayesi (Leymerie MS) d Orb sp

Provenance
Registration No. GSM30918
Collector no history
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Deshayes Upper Crackers
Location
Country England
Locality Atherfield
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Lower Greensand Group
Biozone Deshayes
Geological Age

Albian Age (Cretaceous Period) – Aptian Age (Cretaceous Period) (99.6 – 125 Ma B.P.)

References
References

Casey. 1961. Palaeontology p.593 pl 81 fig 2

Casey. 1964. Mon Palaeont Soc Ammonoidea of the Lower Greensand p.314 pl XLVII fig 1a b

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