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Fossil specimen : BGS a1066 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Goliathiceras (Goliathiceras) gorgon Arkell
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Goliathiceras (Goliathiceras) gorgon Arkell

Registration No. a1066
Collector survey Gibbs R 1864
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Elsworth Rock.
Country England
Locality Elsworth - Cambridge.
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. 1943. Mon Pal Soc Corallian Ammonites p.256 LIX fig 1 1a b

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