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Fossil specimen : NMW 71.9G.361 a, b – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Strophomenata

      Order Strophomenida

Fossil Name Pentlandina lewisii plakodis Bassett, 1974
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Pentlandina lewisii plakodis Bassett, 1974 – See Bassett (1974): Holotype

Provenance
Registration No. 71.9G.361 a, b
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Basset, M.G.
Held By Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales Logo Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum of Wales
Comments
Location
Country Wales
Locality Pen-y-lan Quarry, Pen-y-lan Hill, Pen-y-lan, Cardiff
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Pen-y-lan Mudstone Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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

References
References

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.103, pl.26, fig. 4 a-c

Available Images

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