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Fossil specimen : SM B 16739 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Terebratulida

Fossil Name Rhombothyris extensa (Meÿer)
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Rhombothyris extensa (Meÿer): Lectotype

Terebratula extensa Meÿer: Syntype

Registration No. B 16739
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Meyer
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Country England
Locality Tewsley, Godalming, Surrey, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Bargate Pebble Bed
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Aptian Age (Cretaceous Period) (112 – 125 Ma B.P.)


Meyer 1864. Geological Magazine vol. 1 (1): p.252, pl. xii, figs. 2 a, b

Meyer 1868 a. On the Lower Greensand of Godalming Proceedings of the Geologists' Association (1): pp. 10-15

Middlemiss 1959. Palaeontology vol. 2 (2): p.101, pl. 15, figs. 1 a-c

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