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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM31883 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Rhynchonellida

Fossil Name Rhactorhynchia diffusa Buckman S
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Rhactorhynchia diffusa Buckman S – See Buckman (1918): Holotype

Registration No. GSM31883
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Buckman Collection 1922
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Vesulian
Country England
Locality Wyke Quarry Sherborne Dorset
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Inferior Oolite Group
Biozone garantiana – truelli
Geological Age

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


Buckman. 1918. Pal Ind. New Series 14 13

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