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Fossil specimen : NMW 70.3G.32 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Strophomenata

      Order Strophomenida

Fossil Name Pembrostrophia freshwaterensis (Bassett, 1971)
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Pembrostrophia freshwaterensis (Bassett, 1971) – See Cocks (1978)

Amphistrophia (Pembrostrophia) freshwaterensis Bassett, 1971 – See Bassett (1971): Paratype

Registration No. 70.3G.32
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Bassett, M.G.
Held By Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales Logo Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum of Wales
Country Wales
Locality Freshwater East Bay, Freshwater East, Pembrokeshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Gray Sandstone Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Sheinwoodian Age (Silurian Period) (430.5 – 433.4 Ma B.P.)


Bassett, M G. 1971. Wenlock Stropheodontidae (Silurian Brachiopoda) from the Welsh Borderland and South Wales. Palaeontology, Vol. 14, 303-37. p.326, pl.60, figs.2 a,b

Cocks, L.R.M. 1978. A review of the British Lower Palaeozoic brachipods, including a synoptic revision of Davidson's Monograph. Monograph of the Palaeontographical Society, London, Vol.31, 1-256 p.128

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