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Fossil specimen : OUM J.00824 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Terebratulida

Fossil Name Epithyris oxonica Arkell, 1931
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Epithyris oxonica Arkell, 1931 – See Arkell (1931): Holotype

Registration No. J.00824
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Arkell, W.J.
Held By Oxford University Museum of Natural History Logo Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Country England
Locality Kirtlington Cement Works, Oxfordshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit White Limestone Formation, Upper Epithyris Bed (Fossiliferous Cream Cheese Bed)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Bathonian Age (Jurassic Period) (164.7 – 167.7 Ma B.P.)


ARKELL, W.J. 1931. The Upper Great Oolite, Bradford Beds and Forest Marble of south Oxfordshire, and the succession of Gastropod Faunas in the Great Oolite. Q. Jl. geol. Soc. Lond., LXXXVII (4), 563-629, pls XLVII-LI. p. 601; pl. XLVIII, fig. 1

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