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Fossil specimen : NMW 82.29G.5558 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Orthida

Fossil Name Salopina shelvensis Walmsley et al., 1969
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Salopina shelvensis Walmsley et al., 1969 – See Walmsley et al. (1969): Paratype

Registration No. 82.29G.5558
Collector Walmsley, V.G.
Donor or Associated Person Walmsley, V.G.
Held By Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales Logo Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum of Wales
Country England
Locality Shelve, Shropshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Bog Quartzite
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Aeronian Age (Silurian Period) (438.5 – 440.8 Ma B.P.)


Walmsley, V.G., Boucot, A.J. and Harper, C.W. 1969. Silurian and Lower Devonian salopinid brachiopods. Journal of Paleontology, 43, 492-516. p.514

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