GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : OUM E.00148 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Athyridida

Fossil Name Athyris hibernica Douglas, 1909
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Athyris hibernica Douglas, 1909 – See Brunton (1980): Holotype

Athyris hibernica Douglas, 1909 – See Douglas (1909): Holotype

Registration No. E.00148
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Douglas, J.A.
Held By Oxford University Museum of Natural History Logo Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Country Ireland
Locality Cratloe, County Clare
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Carboniferous Limestone Supergroup
Biozone Syringothyris
Geological Age

Mississippian Epoch (Carboniferous Period) (318.1 – 359.2 Ma B.P.)


BRUNTON, C.H.C. 1980. Type specimens of some upper Palaeozoic Athyridide brachiopods. Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Geology), 34, 219-234. p. 232; figs 29 a - c

DOUGLAS, J.A. 1909. The Carboniferous Limestone of County Clare (Ireland). Q. Jl. geol. Soc. Lond., LXV (4), 538-586. p. 573; pl. XXVI, fig. 5

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