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Fossil specimen : OUM J.04642 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Terebratulida

Fossil Name Ornithella foxleyensis Douglas & Arkell, 1928
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Ornithella foxleyensis Douglas & Arkell, 1928 – See Douglas & Arkell (1928): Holotype

Registration No. J.04642
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 Foxley Road Quarry, Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Lower Cornbrash
Biozone Ornithella obovata
Geological Age

Bathonian Age (Jurassic Period) (164.7 – 167.7 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. 161; pl. IX, fig. 11

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