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Fossil specimen : SM J 3270 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Rhynchonellida

Fossil Name Burmirhynchia leedsii (Davidson)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Burmirhynchia leedsii (Davidson)

Rhynchonella leedsii Walker ms. Davidson: Holotype

Registration No. J 3270
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.)


Davidson 1878. British fossil Brachiopoda vol. iv (1): p.216 pl. xxviii figs.17, 17 a, 17 b

Douglas & Arkell, W.J. 1932. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. lxxxviii (3): p.154 pl. x fig.6

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.59

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