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Fossil specimen : BGS Geol.Soc.Coll.2008 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Terebratulida

Fossil Name Terebratula praelonga Sowerby J de C
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Terebratula praelonga Sowerby J de C

Registration No. Geol.Soc.Coll.2008
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Geol Soc Coll Fitton WH 1911
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Sandgate Beds Upper Aptian
Country England
Locality Ivy Cottage Sandgate Kent
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.)


Middlemiss. 1959. Palaeontlogy p.136

Sowerby J de C. 1837. Fitton 14 fig 14b

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