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Fossil specimen : SM J 5831 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Rhynchonellida

Fossil Name Rhynchonella hopkinsi [McCoy ms.] Davidson
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Rhynchonella hopkinsi [McCoy ms.] Davidson

Rhynchonella hopkinsoni Davidson ex McCoy ms.

Rhynchonella hopkinsoni Davidson ex McCoy ms.: Syntype

Rhynchonella hopkinsi McCoy ms.

Registration No. J 5831
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 Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Great Oolite
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Bathonian Age (Jurassic Period) (166.1 – 168.3 Ma B.P.)


Davidson 1852 a. British fossil Brachiopoda. Palaeontographical Society Monographs Vol.1, part iii (2): p.97

Davidson 1855 a. British fossil Brachiopoda Palaeontographical Society Monographs i part iii appendix (3): p.21 pl. a figs.21, 21 a

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 (4): p.59

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