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Fossil specimen : NMW 73.30G.8 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. 73.30G.8 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 Winsle Inlier, Slate Mill, Pembrokeshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Coralliferous Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Sheinwoodian Age (Silurian Period) (430.5 – 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. 117, pl. 31, fig. 8

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