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Fossil specimen : NMW 70.3G.42 a, b – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Strophomenata

      Order Strophomenida

Fossil Name Pholidostrophia (Mesopholidostrophia) deflecta Bassett, 1971
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Pholidostrophia (Mesopholidostrophia) deflecta Bassett, 1971 – See Bassett (1971): Holotype

Registration No. 70.3G.42 a, b
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Bassett, M.G.
Held By Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales Logo Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum of Wales
Country Wales
Locality Cwm, Glascoed, Usk, Monmouthshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Much Wenlock Limestone Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Homerian Age (Silurian Period) (427.4 – 430.5 Ma B.P.)


Bassett, M G. 1971. Wenlock Stropheodontidae (Silurian Brachiopoda) from the Welsh Borderland and South Wales. Palaeontology, Vol. 14, 303-37. p.331, pl.60, fig 10a,b

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