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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM48485 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Carneithyris gracilis (Sahni)
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Carneithyris gracilis (Sahni)

Registration No. GSM48485
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Hartford Bridges 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) p.342 5 fig 6

Not Known. Monograph Pal Soc IX fig 13

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