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Fossil specimen : NMW 71.9G.203 a, b – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Orthida

Fossil Name Resserella canalis celtica Bassett, 1972
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Resserella canalis celtica Bassett, 1972 – See Bassett (1972): Holotype

Registration No. 71.9G.203 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
Country Wales
Locality Manor House, Golden Grove Estate, Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit late Wenlock mudstone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Wenlock Epoch (Silurian Period) (427.4 – 433.4 Ma B.P.)


Bassett, M.G. 1972. The articulate brachiopods from the Wenlock Series of the Welsh Borderland and South Wales. Part 2. Monograph of the Palaeontographical Society, London, 27-78. p.49, pl.10, fig 9 a-d

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