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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM51279 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Burrirhynchia leightonensis (Lamplugh & Walker)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Burrirhynchia leightonensis (Lamplugh & Walker)

Registration No. GSM51279
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 J Geol Soc p.261 XVIII fig 8

Owen E. 1956. Anne Mag Nat Hist (12) p.167-168

Owen E. 1962. Bull BMNH Geol p.59

Owen E. 1968. Proc Yorks Geol Soc p.517-518

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