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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM47833 – Holotype

Taxonomy
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

Provenance
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.
Location
Country England
Locality Horton Brickyard - Horton-cum-Studley - Oxfordshire.
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Oxford Clay Formation
Biozone cardia
Geological Age

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

References
References

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

Available Images

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