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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM30380 – Holotype

Taxonomy
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

Provenance
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: this specimen is in a square black glass-lidded sample box in tray 481081. There is a little note from someone (B.M.C.) with the story behind this specimen (in 3 pieces).
Location
Country Scotland
Locality Loch Staffin - Isle of Skye.
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Oxford Clay Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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

References
References

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)

Available Images

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