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Fossil specimen : SM B 11401 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Rhynchonellida

Fossil Name Lamellaerhynchia walkeri (Davidson)
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Lamellaerhynchia walkeri (Davidson): Lectotype

Rhynchonella walkeri Davidson

Rhynchonella walkeri Davidson

Rhynchonella walkeri Davidson: Syntype

Registration No. B 11401
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Acre House (mine), Tealby, Claxby, Lincolnshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Claxby Ironstone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Hauterivian Age (Cretaceous Period) – Valanginian Age (Cretaceous Period) (130.8 – 139.4 Ma B.P.)


Davidson 1874 b. British fossil Brachiopoda Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. iv (1): p.68 pl. viii fig.33

Owen, E.F. & Thurrell, R.G. 1968. British Neocomian rhynchonelloid brachiopods Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Geology vol. xvi (4): pp.113-114

Rudwick, M.J.S. 1964 a. Palaeontology vol. vii (3): p.145 text-fig. 6 a

Woods, H. 1891. Catalogue of the Type Fossils in the Woodwardian Museum, Cambridge. Henry Woods with preface by T. McKenny Hughes CUP. 180+xiv SPL: II. 16 (2): p.60

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