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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM92644 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Orbirhynchia orbignyi Pettitt
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Orbirhynchia orbignyi Pettitt

Provenance
Registration No. GSM92644
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Pettitt Dr 1953
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments
Location
Country England
Locality Reigate Surrey
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Chalk Group
Biozone I. labiatus
Geological Age

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

References
References

Pettitt. 1954. Rhynchonellidae of the British Chalk Palaeont Soc p.45 3 fig 3 13

Available Images

High resolution photographs

/BGS/P819626.JP2

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/BGS/P819629.JP2

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/BGS/P819632.JP2

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Steroscopic photographs

/BGS/P820445.JP2

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/BGS/P820446.JP2

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