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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM30380 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Goliathiceras (K) korys (Buckman, SS.)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Goliathiceras (K) korys (Buckman, SS.) – See Buckman, SS (1922)

Korythoceras korys Buckman, SS. – See Buckman, SS (1920): Holotype

Registration No. GSM30380
Collector Museum Collection.
Donor or Associated Person No History
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Oxford Clay - Cordatum Zone & cardia subzone. Note with specimen from (B.M.C.) with the story behind this specimen.
Country Scotland
Locality Loch Staffin - Isle of Skye.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Oxford Clay Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Oxfordian Age (Jurassic Period) – Callovian Age (Jurassic Period) (157.3 – 166.1 Ma B.P.)


Arkell, WJ. 1935. Jurassic System p.371

Arkell, WJ. 1947. English Corallian Ammonites p.341 plXXXI 122

Arkell, WJ. 1957. Treatise Mollusca p.306 375-2

Buckman, SS. 1920. Type Ammonites p.17

Buckman, SS. 1922. Type Ammonites plCCCLXI

Turner. 1970. Scottish Journal of Geology p.373-374 pl2.,figsA-C (cast)

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