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Fossil specimen : OUM J.03000 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Cardioceras (Vertebriceras) vertebrale (J. Sowerby, 1818)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Cardioceras (Vertebriceras) vertebrale (J. Sowerby, 1818) – See Sykes & Callomon (1979): Holotype

Cardioceras (Vertebriceras) vertebrale (J. Sowerby, 1818) – See Arkell (1942): Holotype

Ammonites vertebralis J. Sowerby, 1818 – See Healey (1905): Holotype

Ammonites vertebralis J. Sowerby, 1817 – See J. Sowerby (1817): Holotype

Registration No. J.03000
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Buckland, W.
Held By Oxford University Museum of Natural History Logo Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Country England
Locality Marcham, Oxfordshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Lower Calcareous Grit Formation
Biozone Perisphinctes plicatilis
Geological Age

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


ARKELL, W.J. 1942. A Monograph on the Ammonites of the English Corallian Beds, part VIII. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 239-254, pls LII-LV. p. 247; pl. LIII, figs 3 a ,b

HEALEY, M. 1905. Ammonites vertebralis Sowerby, 1818. Palaeontologia Universalis, Centuria 1, Série II (1), 76-94. p. 93; figs H., H.a, H.b

SOWERBY, J. 1817. The mineral conchology of Great Britain. Volume II (29). Printed by B. Meredith, London, pp. 141-154, pls CLXIII-CLXVIII. p. 147; pl. CLXV

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. 845; pl. 112, figs 5 a, b

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