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Fossil specimen : OUM J.04830 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Terebratulida

Fossil Name Cererithyris dorsetensis Douglas & Arkell, 1928
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Cererithyris dorsetensis Douglas & Arkell, 1928 – See Douglas & Arkell (1928): Syntype

Registration No. J.04830
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 Corscombe, Dorset
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Lower Cornbrash, Marls with Ornithella magnobovata
Biozone Ornithella obovata
Geological Age

Bathonian Age (Jurassic Period) (166.1 – 168.3 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. 160; pl. IX, fig. 3 b

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