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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM47833 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Cardioceras (Cardioceras) costicardia Buckman, SS.
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Cardioceras (Cardioceras) costicardia Buckman, SS. – See Buckman, SS

Registration No. GSM47833
Collector Buckman Collection. 1927
Donor or Associated Person Buckman, SS. 1927
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Upper Oxford Clay - costicardia subzone.
Country England
Locality Horton Brickyard - Horton-cum-Studley - Oxfordshire.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Oxford Clay Formation
Biozone cardia
Geological Age

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


Arkell, WJ. 1936. Q.J.G.S p.176

Arkell, WJ. Mon Pal Soc - Corallian Ammonites p.319-321 plLXIX.,fis17a,b

Buckman, SS. Type Ammonites plDCXXIII

Horton et al. 1995. Geology of the country around Thame. Memoir of the British Geological Survey pl5.,figs12a,b

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