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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM31887 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Sphenorhynchia aviformis Buckman S
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Sphenorhynchia aviformis Buckman S – See Buckman S (1917): Holotype

Registration No. GSM31887
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Buckman Collection 1922
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Louse Hill,near Sherbourne, Dorset
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Inferior Oolite Group
Biozone bajocense
Geological Age

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


Buckman S. 1917. Pal Indica. New Series 14 20

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