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Fossil specimen : NMW 40.199.G116.8 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Strophomenata

      Order Strophomenida

Fossil Name Leptaena depressa kathekta Bassett, 1978
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Leptaena depressa kathekta Bassett, 1978 – See Bassett (1978): Paratype

Leptaena depressa restricta Bassett, 1974 – See Bassett (1974): Paratype

Registration No. 40.199.G116.8
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Kirby, E.E.
Held By Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales Logo Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum of Wales
Country Wales
Locality Pen-y-lan Quarry, Pen-y-lan Hill, Pen-y-lan, Cardiff
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Pen-y-lan Mudstone Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Homerian Age (Silurian Period) (422.9 – 426.2 Ma B.P.)


Bassett, M.G. 1974. The articulate brachiopods from the Wenlock Series of the Welsh Borderland and South Wales. Part 3. Monograph of the Palaeontogrographical Society, London, 79-122 p.116, pl.31, fig.3

Bassett, M.G. 1978. In: Cocks, L.R.M. A review of the British Lower Palaeozoic brachiopiods, including a synoptic revision of Davidson's Monograph. Monograph of the Palaeontogrographical Society, London, 1-256 p.115

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