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Fossil specimen : NMW 71.9G.424 a, b – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Strophomenata

      Order Strophomenida

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

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

Registration No. 71.9G.424 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 Freshwater East Bay, Freshwater East, Pembrokeshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Coalbrookdale Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Wenlock Epoch (Silurian Period) (422.9 – 428.2 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.117, pl.31, fig 14

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