Hoplites (Hoplites) spathi Briestroffer
a phosphatised example from the Middle Albian (dentatus Zone) of Folkestone, Kent
Catalogue No: F/A/0252/JKC
Site: Folkestone, Kent
Family: HOPLITIDAE H Douvillé, 1890
Subfamily: HOPLITINAE H Douvillé, 1890
Genus: Hoplites NEUMAYR, 1875
Subgenus: Hoplites (Hoplites)
Species: Hoplites (Hoplites) spathi Breistroffer
Measurement : Diameter 65mm
Albian Stage: Middle Albian
Bed & Position: Bed I (v) - Hoplites dentatus Zone; H. spathi Subzone; main "dentatus" nodule bed
Preservation: Phosphatised

a. Wright C. W. 1996. Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology (Part L Mollusca 4 Revised) Volume 4: Cretaceous Ammonoidea

b. Spath L. F. 1923. A Monograph of the Ammonoidea of the Gault; Part III. Palaeontographical Society London

c. Owen H.G. 1971. Middle Albian Stratigraphy in the Anglo-Paris Basin; Bulletin of the BM(NH); Geology Supplement 8


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