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Fossil specimen : BGS Zk607 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Weldonithyris pontonensis nov Muir-Wood MS
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Weldonithyris pontonensis nov Muir-Wood MS – See Muir-Wood: Holotype

Registration No. Zk607
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Kellaway, Taylor & Welch 1947
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Inferior OOlite - Great Ponton Terebratula Beds.
Country England
Locality Quarry - S of Great Ponton - Lincs.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Inferior Oolite Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Bathonian Age (Jurassic Period) – Aalenian Age (Jurassic Period) (166.1 – 174.1 Ma B.P.)


Muir-Wood. Proc Geol Assoc pl6.,figs2a-c

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