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Fossil specimen : NMW 77.11G.14 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Orthida

Fossil Name Salopia abbreviata Harper & Brenchley, 1993
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Salopia abbreviata Harper & Brenchley, 1993 – See Harper and Brenchley (1993): Paratype

Registration No. 77.11G.14
Collector Brenchley, P.
Donor or Associated Person Brenchley, P.
Held By Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales Logo Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum of Wales
Country Wales
Locality Coed-y-glyn Quarry, Pandy, Glynceiriog
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Bryn Siltstone Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Longvillian Substage (Ordovician Period) (452.75 – 454 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Katian Age – Sandbian Age ]


Harper, D.A.T. and Brenchley, P.J. 1993. An endemic brachiopod fauna from the Middle Ordovician of North Wales. Geological Journal, Vol. 28, pp.21-36. p.27

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