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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM51284 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Rimirhynchia elevata Buckman S
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Rimirhynchia elevata Buckman S

Registration No. GSM51284
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Tutcher Coll 1931
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Clandown, Radstock, Somerset
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lower Lias (Undifferentiated)
Biozone jamesoni
Geological Age

Pliensbachian Age (Jurassic Period) – Hettangian Age (Jurassic Period) (182.7 – 201.3 Ma B.P.)


Ager 1958 Brit Lias Rhynch (Mon Pal Soc) 2 p.66 pl.VI,fig 1a-d

Buckman SS 1918 Palaeontology Indica New series 3 2 p.229 pl.13,fig 19b

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1: nice brachiopod, no holes /BGS/GSM_51284

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