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Fossil specimen : NMW 71.9G.363 a, b – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Strophomenata

      Order Strophomenida

Fossil Name Pentlandina aurae Bassett, 1974
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Pentlandina aurae Bassett, 1974 – See Bassett (1974): Holotype

Registration No. 71.9G.363 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 Unknown
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


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.104, pl.27, fig. 1 a-d

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