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Fossil specimen : NMW 71.9G.427 a, b – Paratype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Strophomenata

      Order Strophomenida

Fossil Name Leptaena holcrofti Bassett, 1974
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Leptaena holcrofti Bassett, 1974 – See Bassett (1974): Paratype

Provenance
Registration No. 71.9G.427 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 Troed-y-rhiw Farm, Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Wenlock Siltstone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Wenlock Epoch (Silurian Period) (422.9 – 428.2 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.121, pl.32, fig 2a&b

Available Images

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