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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM46265 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Cardioceras (Cawtoniceras) cawtonense (Blake & Hudleston)
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Cardioceras (Cawtoniceras) cawtonense (Blake & Hudleston) – See Blake & Hudleston (1877): Lectotype

Registration No. GSM46265
Collector Hudleston Collection. 1873
Donor or Associated Person Presented by Raisin, Miss CA. 1920
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Corallian - Coral Rag. Plicatilis [perarmatum] zone.
Country England
Locality Cawton - North Yorkshire.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Corallian Group
Biozone Plicatilis
Geological Age

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


Arkell, WJ. 1942. Mon Pal Soc - Corallian Ammonites plLII.,figs13a-c

Arkell, WJ. Mon Pal Soc - Corallian Ammonites p.238-239 plxxviii

Blake & Hudleston. 1877. Q.J.G.S p.392 pl13.,fig2

Buckman, SS. 1923. Type Ammonites plCDLIV

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