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Fossil specimen : NMW 71.9G.198 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Orthida

Fossil Name Resserella whitfieldensis Bassett, 1972
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Resserella whitfieldensis Bassett, 1972 – See Bassett (1972): Paratype

Registration No. 71.9G.198
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 England
Locality Whitfield, Gloucestershire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Brinkmarsh Beds
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Sheinwoodian Age (Silurian Period) (430.5 – 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.50, pl.9, fig 8

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