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Fossil specimen : NMW 75.25G.3 a-c – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Strophomenata

      Order Strophomenida

Fossil Name Leptaena squamata Bassett, 1977
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Leptaena squamata Bassett, 1977 – See Bassett (1977): Holotype

Provenance
Registration No. 75.25G.3 a-c
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Owens, R.M.
Held By Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales Logo Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum of Wales
Comments
Location
Country Wales
Locality Hen-rhiw Farm, Usk, Monmouthshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Coalbrookdale Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Wenlock Epoch (Silurian Period) (422.9 – 428.2 Ma B.P.)

References
References

Bassett, M.G. 1977. The articulate brachiopods from the Wenlock Series of the Welsh Borderland and South Wales. Part 4. Monograph of the Palaeontographical Society, London, 123-176. p.125, pl.34, figs 1a-d

Available Images

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