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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM48488 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Magnithyris magna (Sahni)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Magnithyris magna (Sahni)

Registration No. GSM48488
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Thorpe next Norwich Norfolk
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Chalk Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Maastrichtian Age (Cretaceous Period) – Cenomanian Age (Cretaceous Period) (66 – 100.5 Ma B.P.)


Asgaard U. 1975. Bull Brit Mus Nat Hist (Geol). 5 1

Not Known. 1925. Ann Mag Nat Hist p.367 XXXIII fig 1 1a

Not Known. Pal Soc Monog V fig 1 2 3

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