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Fossil specimen : OUM J.14740a-c – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Goliathiceras (Goliathites) titan Arkell, 1943
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Goliathiceras (Goliathites) titan Arkell, 1943 – See Arkell (1943): Holotype

Registration No. J.14740a-c
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Arkell, W.J., ex Croft, Mr
Held By Oxford University Museum of Natural History Logo Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Comments Specimen in 3 pieces
Country England
Locality Bradley Farm (Rockley) Quarry, Cumnor, Oxfordshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Corallian Group, ? Arkell's Bed 5
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


ARKELL, W.J. 1943. A Monograph on the Ammonites of the English Corallian Beds, part IX. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), lxxxi-lxxxiv, 255-268, pls LVI-LX. p. 257; pl. LVI, figs 1 a - c

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