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Fossil specimen : SM J 3268 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Terebratulida

Fossil Name Obovothyris stiltonensis (Walker)
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Obovothyris stiltonensis (Walker)

Ornithella stiltonensis (Walker)

Waldheimia (Zeilleria) obovata var. stiltonensis Walker ms.

Waldheimia obovata var. stiltonensis Walker ms.: Syntype

Registration No. J 3268
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Leckenby, John (1814-1877)
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Scarborough, Yorkshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Cornbrash
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Callovian Age (Jurassic Period) – Bathonian Age (Jurassic Period) (163.5 – 168.3 Ma B.P.)


Douglas & Arkell, W.J. 1932. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. lxxxviii (3): p.152

Walker 1878. British fossil Brachiopoda Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. iv (suppl.) (1): p.172 pl. xxii fig.20

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.67

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