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Fossil specimen : OUM J.21210 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Lingulata

      Order -

Fossil Name Discina gunnii Davidson, 1884
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Discina gunnii Davidson, 1884 – See Davidson (1884): Holotype

Registration No. J.21210
Collector Gunn, L.
Donor or Associated Person Beesley, T.
Held By Oxford University Museum of Natural History Logo Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Country England
Locality Hook Norton railway cutting, about 7 miles SW of Banbury, Oxfordshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Lower Inferior Oolite Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Bajocian Age (Jurassic Period) (168.3 – 170.3 Ma B.P.)


DAVIDSON, T. 1884. A Monograph of the British Fossil Brachiopoda, part III: Appendix to the Supplements, Jurassic. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), 252-279, pls XIX-XX. p. 279; pl. XX, fig. 19

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