GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : OUM E.03323 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Spiriferida

Fossil Name Spirifera humerosa Phillips, 1836
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Spirifera humerosa Phillips, 1836 – See Davidson (1858): Holotype

Spirifera humerosa Phillips, 1836 – See Phillips (1836): Holotype

Registration No. E.03323
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Old OUM Collection; Phillips, J.
Held By Oxford University Museum of Natural History Logo Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Country England
Locality Greenhow Hill, Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Carboniferous Limestone Supergroup
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Mississippian Subperiod (Carboniferous Period) (323.2 – 358.9 Ma B.P.)


DAVIDSON, T. 1858-1861. A Monograph of the British fossil Brachiopoda, part V: The Carboniferous Brachiopoda. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), II , 1-280, pls I-LV. p. 23; pl. IV, figs 15 a, b

PHILLIPS, J. 1836. Illustrations of the Geology of Yorkshire, or a description of the Strata and organic remains, part II - The Mountain Limestone district. John Murray, London, 253 pp., pls I-XXV. p. 218; pl. XI, fig. 8

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