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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM88774 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Cetirhynchia lenticularis Pettitt
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Cetirhynchia lenticularis Pettitt

Registration No. GSM88774
Collector survey 1912 – 1913
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Junction of Cortestudinarium & Coranguinum zones
Country England
Locality Epsom Lime Works
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.)


Pettitt. 1949-1950. Rhyncs of British Chalk Mon Pal Soc p.13 1 fig 7a b c

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