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Fossil specimen : OUM J.04001 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

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

Cardioceras (Cardioceras) wrighti Arkell, 1941 – See Arkell (1941): Holotype

Registration No. J.04001
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Arkell, W.J., ex Wright, C.W.
Held By Oxford University Museum of Natural History Logo Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Country England
Locality Beckley Quarry, Oxfordshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Corallian Group, Arkell's Bed 10
Biozone Perisphinctes plicatilis
Geological Age

Oxfordian Age (Jurassic Period) (155.6 – 161.2 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. pp. 217 - 218; pl. XLVIII, figs 1 a, b

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