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Fossil specimen : NMW 16.116.G157 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Strophomenata

      Order Strophomenida

Fossil Name Pentlandina lewisii plakodis Bassett, 1974
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Pentlandina lewisii plakodis Bassett, 1974 – See Bassett (1974): Paratype

Registration No. 16.116.G157
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Jackson, J.F.
Held By Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales Logo Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum of Wales
Country Wales
Locality Pen-y-lan Quarry, Pen-y-lan Hill, Pen-y-lan, Cardiff
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Pen-y-lan Mudstone Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Homerian Age (Silurian Period) (427.4 – 430.5 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.103, pl.26, fig.7 a-c

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