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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM88778 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Cretirhynchia minor Pettitt
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Cretirhynchia minor Pettitt

Registration No. GSM88778
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Pettitt NE Esq 1949
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality New Pit Lewes
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Chalk Group
Biozone planus
Geological Age

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


Pettitt. 1949-1950. Rhyncs of british Chalk Mon Pal Soc p.18 1 fig 2a b c

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