GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : SM J 5570 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Cardioceras (Cardioceras) persecans var. fileyense Arkell
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Cardioceras (Cardioceras) persecans var. fileyense Arkell – See Arkell, W.J. (1946): Holotype

Ammonites cordatus var. excavatus Sowerby

Registration No. J 5570
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Leckenby, John (1814-1877)
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Comments cordatus zone (sensu stricto doubtfully)
Country England
Locality Filey, Yorkshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lower Calcareous Grit
Biozone cordatus
Geological Age

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


Arkell, W.J. 1945 for 1944. Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society xxv part v p.347

Arkell, W.J. 1946. A monograph on the ammonites of the English corallian beds Palaeontographical Society Monographs p.316 pl. lxviii figs.10 a-b

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