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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM51263 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Rectithyris shenleyensis (Lamplugh & Walker)
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Rectithyris shenleyensis (Lamplugh & Walker)

Registration No. GSM51263
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Geol Soc Coll 1911
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Leymerietta tardefurcata zone
Country England
Locality Shenley Hill nr Leighton Buzzard Beds
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Shenley Limestone Member
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Albian Age (Cretaceous Period) (100.5 – 113 Ma B.P.)


Lamplugh & Walker. 1903. Quart Journ Geol Soc p.251 XVII fig 3 3a

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