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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM82653 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Strophomenata

      Order Productida

Fossil Name Gigantoproductus dentifer (Prentice)
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Gigantoproductus dentifer (Prentice)

Gigantella dentifer (Prentice)

Registration No. GSM82653
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Prentice,JE 1948
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Taddington Dale,Derbyshire
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Carboniferous Limestone Supergroup
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Dinantian Subsystem (Carboniferous Period) (326.4 – 359.2 Ma B.P.)


Prentice 1949 Proc Yorks Geol Soc XXVII IV p.250 pl.XII,fig.2a

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