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Fossil specimen : BGS Geol.Soc.Coll.2007 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Rhynchonellida

Fossil Name Rhynchonella parvirostris Sowerby J de C
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Rhynchonella parvirostris Sowerby J de C

Terebratula parvirostris Sowerby J de C

Registration No. Geol.Soc.Coll.2007
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Geol Soc Coll (Fitton Dr) 1911
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Shore East of Shanklin
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lower Greensand Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Albian Age (Cretaceous Period) – Aptian Age (Cretaceous Period) (100.5 – 126.3 Ma B.P.)


Sowerby J de C. 1836. in Fitton On Strata below the Chalk Trans Geol Soc p.339 XIV fig 13

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