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Fossil specimen : SM J 6164 - J 6165 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Terebratulida

Fossil Name Goniothyris dorsetensis (Rollier)
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Goniothyris dorsetensis (Rollier)

Terebratula dorsetensis Rollier: Syntype

Terebratula dorsetensis Rollier

Terebratula gravida Szajnocha

Terebratula gravida Szajnocha

Registration No. J 6164 - J 6165
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Buckman, Sydney Savory (1860-1929)
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Halfway House, Louse Hill, Sherborne, Dorset, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Inferior Oolite
Biozone Blagdeni Hemera
Geological Age

Bathonian Age (Jurassic Period) – Aalenian Age (Jurassic Period) (166.1 – 174.1 Ma B.P.)


Buckman, S.S. 1899 b. Proceedings of the Cotteswold Naturalists' Field Club vol. xiii (2): p.138

Davidson 1884. British fossil Brachiopoda Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. v (1): p.261 pl. xviii figs.17, 17 a-b

Rollier 1918. Memoires de la Societe Paleontologique Suisse vol. xliii (3): p.223

Rollier 1919. Memoires de la Societe Paleontologique Suisse vol. xliv (4): p.376

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