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Fossil specimen : BRLSI M0531/1 – Undifferentiated Type

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Orbiculoidea davidsoni Moore
Type Status Undifferentiated Type
Name History

Orbiculoidea davidsoni Moore

Registration No. M0531/1
Collector Moore, C. 1882
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution
Comments On same piece of matrix as M0531/2. For locality see 'Charles Moore and his work', H.H.Winwood (1892), p.51
Country England
Locality Shepton Mallet or Bedminster Down, Somerset
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lower Lias (clay with White & Blue Lias Lst.)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Jurassic Period (Jurassic Period) (145 – 201.3 Ma B.P.)


Davidson, T., 1874-1882. A monograph on British fossil Brachiopoda (Supplement). Palaeontological Society Monographs, pl.10, figs.11-11a vol. 4

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