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Fossil specimen : SM J 36679 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Orbiculoidea townshendi (Forbes ms. Davidson)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Orbiculoidea townshendi (Forbes ms. Davidson)

Discina townshendi Forbes

Orbicula townshendi Forbes ms. Davidson: Holotype

Provenance
Registration No. J 36679
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Comments
Location
Country England
Locality Fretherne Cliff, Avon R. (banks), Newnham, Gloucestershire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Rhaetic Series
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Oxfordian Age (Jurassic Period) – Rhaetian Age (Triassic Period) (155.6 – 203.6 Ma B.P.)

References
References

Davidson 1851. British fossil Brachiopoda Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. i part iii (1): p.9 pl. i figs.2 a-b

Davidson 1855 b. British fossil Brachiopoda Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. i appendix (2): p.14

Davidson 1871. British fossil Brachiopoda Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. iii, part vii (3): p.362

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