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Fossil specimen : NMW 77.11G.26 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Pentamerida

Fossil Name Parastrophonella brenchleyi Lockley, 1980
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Parastrophonella brenchleyi Lockley, 1980 – See Lockley (1980): Paratype

Registration No. 77.11G.26
Collector Brenchley, P.
Donor or Associated Person Brenchley, P.
Held By Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales Logo Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum of Wales
Country Wales
Locality Ceiriog Valley, Berwyn Hills
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Bryn Siltstone Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Longvillian Substage (Ordovician Period) (452.75 – 454 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Katian Age – Sandbian Age ]


Lockley, M.G. 1980. The Caradoc faunal associations of the area between Bala and Dina Mawddwy, North Wales. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), Geology Series, Vol. 33, 165-235. p.216, fig 67

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