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Fossil specimen : OUM J.02983 – Neotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Cardioceras (Maltoniceras) maltonense (Young & Bird, 1822)
Type Status Neotype
Name History

Cardioceras (Maltoniceras) maltonense (Young & Bird, 1822) – See Sykes & Callomon (1979): Neotype

Cardioceras (Maltoniceras) maltonense (Young & Bird, 1822) – See Arkell (1941)

Registration No. J.02983
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Arkell, W.J.
Held By Oxford University Museum of Natural History Logo Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Country England
Locality Highworth South Quarries, Wiltshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Highworth Limestone Member, Arkell's Bed 8
Biozone Perisphinctes plicatilis
Geological Age

Oxfordian Age (Jurassic Period) (157.3 – 163.5 Ma B.P.)


ARKELL, W.J. 1941. A Monograph on the Ammonites of the English Corallian Beds, part VII. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), lxxiii-lxxx, 217-238, pls XLVIII-LI. p. 231; pl. LI, figs 1 a, b

SYKES, R.M. and CALLOMON, J.H. 1979. The Amoeboceras zonation of the boreal Upper Oxfordian. Palaeontology, 22 (4), 839-903, pls 112-121. p. 862; pl. 113, figs 1 a, b

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