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Fossil specimen : OUM E.00859a, b – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Spiriferida

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

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

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

Registration No. E.00859a, b
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Phillips, J.
Held By Oxford University Museum of Natural History Logo Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Comments Two fragments, originally mounted on one tablet
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 Stage (Carboniferous Period) (329 – 346.7 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

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

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