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Fossil specimen : SM J 4811 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Cardioceras (Vertebriceras) quadrarium Buckman S.
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Cardioceras (Vertebriceras) quadrarium Buckman S.

Cardioceras (Vertebriceras) quadrarium var. Arkell: Holotype

Cardioceras cordatum var. vertebrale (Sowerby J.)

Registration No. J 4811
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Walton
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Country England
Locality Weymouth, Dorset, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Red Nodule Bed
Biozone costicardia
Geological Age

Oxfordian Age (Jurassic Period) – Callovian Age (Jurassic Period) (155.6 – 164.7 Ma B.P.)


Arkell, W.J. 1946. A monograph on the ammonites of the English corallian beds Palaeontographical Society Monographs (2): pp.328, 330 pl. lxx figs.8 a-c

Arkell, W.J. 1947 a. Geology of the country around Weymouth, Swanage, Corfe & Lulworth. Explanation of map sheets 341,342,343, with small portions of sheets 327,328,329 Memoirs of the Geological Survey of England and Wales (3): p.34 pl. iii figs.1 a-b

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