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Fossil specimen : SM B 11426 - B 11427 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Rhynchonellida

Fossil Name Rhynchonella speetonensis Davidson
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Rhynchonella speetonensis Davidson: Syntype

Rhynchonella speetonensis Davidson: Syntype

Registration No. B 11426 - B 11427
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 Speeton, Yorkshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Speeton Clay
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Albian Age (Cretaceous Period) – Berriasian Age (Cretaceous Period) (100.5 – 145 Ma B.P.)


Davidson 1874 b. British fossil Brachiopoda Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. iv (1): p.68 pl. viii figs.32, 32 a-c restoration based partly on this specimen

Owen, E.F. & Thurrell, R.G. 1968. British Neocomian rhynchonelloid brachiopods Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Geology vol. xvi (2): p.119

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