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Fossil specimen : BGS Zk4733 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Modestella modesta Owen E
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Modestella modesta Owen E

Registration No. Zk4733
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Casey R Esq 1950
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Main mamillatum bed
Country England
Locality Copt Point Folkestone Kent
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Loamy Folkestone Beds
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


Casey. 1961. Palaeontology p.574 83 fig 6

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