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Fossil specimen : BRSUG 27200 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Chordata

    Class Reptilia

      Order Rhynchosauria

Fossil Name Fodonyx spenceri Benton (1990)
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Fodonyx spenceri Benton (1990)

Registration No. 27200
Collector Mark Hounslow
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By University of Bristol Geology Collection
Country England
Locality South Devon coast, from Ladram Bay to Port Royal, Sidmouth
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Otter Sandstone Formation (Sherwood Sandstone Group)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Anisian Age (Triassic Period) (241.5 – 247.1 Ma B.P.)


Hone, D.W.E and Benton, M.J., 2008. A new genus of Rhynchosaur from the Middle Triassic of South-West England. Palaeontology, vol. 51, Part 1, pp. 95-115

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