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Fossil specimen : OUM J.04793 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Rhynchonellida

Fossil Name Rhynchonelloidea laevis Douglas & Arkell, 1932
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Rhynchonelloidea laevis Douglas & Arkell, 1932 – See Douglas & Arkell (1928): Holotype

Registration No. J.04793
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Douglas, J.A. & Arkell, W.J.
Held By Oxford University Museum of Natural History Logo Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Country England
Locality Fairford, Gloucestershire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Upper Cornbrash
Biozone Microthyridina lagenalis
Geological Age

Callovian Age (Jurassic Period) (161.2 – 164.7 Ma B.P.)


DOUGLAS, J.A. and ARKELL, W.J. 1928. The stratigraphical distribution of the Cornbrash: I. The South-Western Area. Q. Jl. geol. Soc. Lond., LXXXIV (1), 117-178, pls IX-XII. p. 171; pl. X, figs 11a, b, text-fig. 5

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