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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM84506 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Lingulata

      Order -

Fossil Name Discina etheridgei Davidson
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Discina etheridgei Davidson

Registration No. GSM84506
Collector (according to Davidson)
Donor or Associated Person School of Mines
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Upper Lias - Midford Sands.
Country England
Locality Dundry - Somerset.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lias Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Aalenian Age (Jurassic Period) – Rhaetian Age (Triassic Period) (171.6 – 203.6 Ma B.P.)


Davidson 1876 British Fossil Brach - Suppl Mon Palaeont Soc p.86 pl10.,fig20

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