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Fossil specimen : NMS NMS G.1955.9.411 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Brachythyris ?alta Reed
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Brachythyris ?alta Reed

Registration No. NMS G.1955.9.411
Collector J. Wright
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By National Museums of Scotland
Country Scotland
Locality Roscobie, Fife
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Chatlestown Main Limestone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Not Available () (0 – 0 Ma B.P.)


Reed, F.R.C., 1948. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 12, vol i, p.478 Pl. XII, figs. 7-10

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