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Fossil specimen : SM J 6177 – Undifferentiated Type

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Rhynchonellida

Fossil Name Gnathorhynchia liostraca (Buckman)
Type Status Undifferentiated Type
Name History

Gnathorhynchia liostraca (Buckman)

Rhynchonella liostraea Buckman S.

Rhynchonella bilobata Buckman S.: Undifferentiated Type

Rhynchonella liostraca Buckman S.: Syntype

Rhynchonella bilobata Buckman S.: Syntype

Rhynchonella bilobata Buckman S.

Registration No. J 6177
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 Corton Denham, Somerset, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Inferior Oolite
Biozone Discitae Hemera
Geological Age

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


Buckman, S.S. 1882. Proceedings of the Dorset Natural History and Antiquarian Field Club vol. iv (1): p.50

Buckman, S.S. 1886 b. Geological Magazine vol. (3) iii (3): p.217

Buckman, S.S. 1899 b. Proceedings of the Cotteswold Naturalists' Field Club vol. xiii (4): p.135

Davidson 1884. British fossil Brachiopoda Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. v (2): p.272 pl. xix figs.19, 19 a-b

Rudwick, M.J.S. 1964 a. Palaeontology vol. vii (5): p.147 text-fig.9 j, pl.27 figs.1-2

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