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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM51278 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Cyclathyris mirabilis (Lamplugh & Walker)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Cyclathyris mirabilis (Lamplugh & Walker)

Registration No. GSM51278
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Geol Soc Coll (Lamplugh) 1911
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Lower Greensand Shenley Limestone
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.260-261 XVIII fig 7

Owen. 1962. Bull MBNH p.48

Owen. 1968. Proc Yorks Geol Soc p.518-519

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