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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM47823 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Cardioceras (Vertebriceras) cowleyense Arkell
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Cardioceras (Vertebriceras) cowleyense Arkell – See Buckman, SS (1925): Holotype

Registration No. GSM47823
Collector Buckman Collection. 1927
Donor or Associated Person Buckman, SS. 1927
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Corallian - Upper Cordatum Zone.
Country England
Locality Horpsath Road Quarry - Cowley - Oxford.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Corallian Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Oxfordian Age (Jurassic Period) (157.3 – 163.5 Ma B.P.)


Arkell, WJ. 1936. Q.J.G.S p.164

Arkell, WJ. 1942. Mon Pal Soc - Corallian Ammonites p.246-247 plLIV.,figs4,a,b

Buckman, SS. 1925. Type Ammonites plDCXIX

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