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Fossil specimen : OUM J.04002 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Cardioceras (Cardioceras) highmoori Arkell, 1927
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Cardioceras (Cardioceras) highmoori Arkell, 1927 – See Arkell (1941): Holotype

Cardioceras (Cardioceras) highmoori Arkell, 1927 – See Arkell (1927): Holotype

Registration No. J.04002
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 Corallian Group, Arkell's Bed 6 or 8 (Trigonia perlata Limestones)
Biozone Perisphinctes plicatilis
Geological Age

Oxfordian Age (Jurassic Period) (155.6 – 161.2 Ma B.P.)


ARKELL, W.J. 1927. The Corallian Rocks of Oxford, Berks. and North Wilts. Phil. Trans. R. Soc., 216 (Series B), CCXVI, 67-181. p. 177; pl. II, fig. 3

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. 218; pl. XLVIII, fig. 2

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