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Fossil specimen : SM B 14770 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Terebratulida

Fossil Name Vectella morrisi (Meÿer)
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Vectella morrisi (Meÿer): Syntype

Waldheimia morrisii Meÿer

Waldheimia morrisii Meÿer: Syntype

Megerlia tamarindus (Sowerby, J. de C.)

Waldheimia moutoniana (d'Orbigny)

Waldheimia morrisii Meÿer

Registration No. B 14770
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Meyer
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Shanklin, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lower Greensand
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Albian Age (Cretaceous Period) – Aptian Age (Cretaceous Period) (100.5 – 126.3 Ma B.P.)


Davidson 1873. British fossil Brachiopoda Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. iv (5): p.47

Meyer 1864. Geological Magazine vol. 1 (2): p.251 pl. xii figs. 12 a-c

Meyer 1868 b. Geological Magazine vol. v (4): p.269

Owen, E.F. 1965. Some Lower Cretaceous terebratelloidea Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Geology vol. xi (6): pp. 54, 56

Schloenbach 1866. Zeitschrift der Deutschen geologischen Gesellschaft vol. xviii (3): p.365

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