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An unusually large Carboniferous orthocone nautiloid discovered in a quarry yard in Cumbria.

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Keywords:carboniferous, cephalopods, cumbria, fossils, geology, lake district, limestone, nautiloids, orthocone, urswick limestone

ONE Furness Nautiloid fossil in quarried block

ONE Furness Nautiloid fossil in quarried block

TWO (A) Furness nautiloid fossil including end exposure

TWO (A) Furness nautiloid fossil including end exposure

TWO (B) Furness Nautiloid Fossil, Annotated version

TWO (B) Furness Nautiloid Fossil, Annotated version

THREE Furness nautlioid fossil general shot

THREE Furness nautlioid fossil general shot

FOUR Furness Nautiloid fossil, Larger exposed section on left

FOUR Furness Nautiloid fossil, Larger exposed section on left

FIVE Furness Nautiloid fossil corrugation

FIVE Furness Nautiloid fossil corrugation

SIX Furness Nautiloid fossil, Sutures

SIX Furness Nautiloid fossil, Sutures

SEVEN Furness Nautiloid fossil, middle exposed section

SEVEN Furness Nautiloid fossil, middle exposed section

EIGHT Furness Nautiloid fossil, right section

EIGHT Furness Nautiloid fossil, right section

NINE Furness Nautiloid fossil, hidden section

NINE Furness Nautiloid fossil, hidden section

TEN Furness fossil, adjacent markings

TEN Furness fossil, adjacent markings

Orthoceras

Orthoceras