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Fossil specimen : OUM J.02986 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Cardioceras (Maltoniceras) highworthense Arkell, 1941
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Cardioceras (Maltoniceras) highworthense Arkell, 1941 – See Arkell (1941): Holotype

Registration No. J.02986
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 Hangman's Elm Quarry, Highworth, 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. 236; pl. LI, figs 7 a, b

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