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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM31864 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Rhynchonellida

Fossil Name Quadratirhynchia quadrata Buchman SS
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Quadratirhynchia quadrata Buchman SS

Registration No. GSM31864
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Buckman S 1922
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Marlstone
Country England
Locality near Yeovil - Somerset.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Middle Lias (Undifferentiated)
Biozone spinatum
Geological Age

Toarcian Age (Jurassic Period) – Pliensbachian Age (Jurassic Period) (174.1 – 190.8 Ma B.P.)


Ager 1956 Lias Rhyncs Palaeont Soc p.14 pl 2,fig I 10

Buckman 1918 Brachs Namyau Beds Palaeont Indica p.42 pl XIII,fig 1

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