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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM44501a – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Chatwinothyris subcardinalis (Sahni)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Chatwinothyris subcardinalis (Sahni)

Registration No. GSM44501a
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Reid Collection
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Trimingham Norfolk
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Chalk Group
Biozone Ostrea lunata
Geological Age

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


Asgaard U. 1975. Bull Brit Mus Nat Hist (Geol) p.335 8 fig 1a b c

Not Known. 1925. Ann Mag Nat Hist XXIII fig 9

Not Known. Mon Pal Soc p.40 V fig 20-24

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