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Fossil specimen : OUM E.00605 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Spiriferida

Fossil Name Cyrtina septosa (Phillips, 1836)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Cyrtina septosa (Phillips, 1836) – See Davidson (1858): Holotype

Spirifera septosa Phillips, 1836 – See Phillips (1836): Holotype

Registration No. E.00605
Collector Phillips, J. & Salmond, Mr
Donor or Associated Person Phillips, J.
Held By Oxford University Museum of Natural History Logo Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Country England
Locality Ribblehead, North Yorkshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Carboniferous Limestone Supergroup
Biozone Near top of D1
Geological Age

Visean Age (Carboniferous Period) (326.4 – 345.3 Ma B.P.)


DAVIDSON, T. 1858-1861. A Monograph of the British fossil Brachiopoda, part V: The Carboniferous Brachiopoda. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), II , 1-280, pls I-LV. pp. 68 - 70; pl. XV, fig. 1

PHILLIPS, J. 1836. Illustrations of the Geology of Yorkshire, or a description of the Strata and organic remains, part II - The Mountain Limestone district. John Murray, London, 253 pp., pls I-XXV. p. 216; pl. XI, fig. 7

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