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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM51274 – Undifferentiated Type

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Gemmarcula pterygotos (Lamplugh & Walker)
Type Status Undifferentiated Type
Name History

Gemmarcula pterygotos (Lamplugh & Walker)

Registration No. GSM51274
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Geol Soc Coll 1911
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Leposeriella tardefurcata zone Lower Albian
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.256-257 XVIII fig 3

Owen EF. 1977. Bull Brit Mus Nat Hist (Geol) p.221

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