GB3D Type Fossils

Fossil specimen : SM B 52635 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Cretirhynchia triminghamensis Pettitt
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Cretirhynchia triminghamensis Pettitt – See Pettitt, N.E. (1950): Holotype

Rhynchonella plicatilis var. octoplicata (Sowerby J.)

Registration No. B 52635
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Brydone, Reginald Marr (1873-1943)
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Trimingham, Norfolk, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Upper Chalk
Biozone lunata
Geological Age

Maastrichtian Age (Cretaceous Period) – Turonian Age (Cretaceous Period) (66 – 93.9 Ma B.P.)


Brydone, R.M. 1900. The Stratigraphy and Fauna of the Trimmingham Chalk (1):

Brydone, R.M. 1906. Geological Magazine n.s. dec. v, vol iii (1): pp.13, 72, 124, 289

Brydone, R.M. 1908 b. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. lxiv (1): p.401

Brydone, R.M. 1938. On correlation of some of the Norfolk Exposures of chalk with Belemnitella mucronata ?Publ: Dulau and Company, London (1): the records in which are in part based on these specimens

Pettitt, N.E. 1950. A monograph on some Rhynchonellidae of the British Chalk Palaeontographical Society Monographs p.17 pl. ii figs.7 a-c

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