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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM31916 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Rhynchonellida

Fossil Name Burmirhynchia polystema Buckman SS
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Burmirhynchia polystema Buckman SS – See Buckman SS (1917)

Registration No. GSM31916
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Buckman SS Collex Bayzand GJ
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Birds Nest Rock (Bed 19)
Country England
Locality Ardley railway cutting,Northants
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Bathonian Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Bathonian Age (Jurassic Period) (166.1 – 168.3 Ma B.P.)


Buckman SS. 1917. Mem Geol Surv Pal Indica ns 17 11a-c

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