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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM91246 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Orbiculoidea babeana (d'Orbigny)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Orbiculoidea babeana (d'Orbigny)

Provenance
Registration No. GSM91246
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Townsend Collection
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Lower Lias. Bucklandi zone.
Location
Country England
Locality Fretherne Cliff - Glos.
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Lias Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Aalenian Age (Jurassic Period) – Rhaetian Age (Triassic Period) (171.6 – 203.6 Ma B.P.)

References
References

Davidson 1851 British Fossils Brachiopods - Palaeont Soc Vol 1 Part 3 No1 (as Holotype of Orbicula townshendi Forbes MS Davidson) p.9 pl1.,fig2

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/BGS/P831582.JP2

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/BGS/P831585.JP2

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/BGS/P832188.JP2

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