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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM92639 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Orbirhynchia extensa Pettitt
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Orbirhynchia extensa Pettitt

Provenance
Registration No. GSM92639
Collector survey (Rhodes) 1894
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments
Location
Country England
Locality Branscombe Coastguard Station Devon
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Chalk Group
Biozone Inoceramus labiatus
Geological Age

Maastrichtian Age (Cretaceous Period) – Cenomanian Age (Cretaceous Period) (65.5 – 99.6 Ma B.P.)

References
References

Pettitt. 1954. Chalk Rhynchonellidae Mon Pal Soc p.43 III fug 19a b c

Available Images

High resolution photographs

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Steroscopic photographs

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