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Fossil specimen : BGS GSd5754 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Rhynchonellida

Fossil Name Rhynchonella plicatella (Sowerby J de C)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Rhynchonella plicatella (Sowerby J de C) – See Davidson (1852)

Rhynchonella plicatella (Sowerby J de C) – See Sowerby J de C (1825): Holotype

Registration No. GSd5754
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Geol Soc Coll ex de La Beche , 1911
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Chideock Dorset
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Inferior Oolite Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Bathonian Age (Jurassic Period) – Aalenian Age (Jurassic Period) (164.7 – 175.6 Ma B.P.)


Davidson. 1852. Palaeont Soc p.86 16 7

Sowerby J de C. 1825. Min Con p.167 DIII 1

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