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Fossil specimen : BGS Geol.Soc.Coll.6637 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Lingulata

      Order Lingulida

Fossil Name Lingula cornea Sowerby
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Lingula cornea Sowerby

Registration No. Geol.Soc.Coll.6637
Collector Murchison.FI
Donor or Associated Person Geological Society 1911
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Tin Mill,Downton
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Silurian Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Silurian Period (Silurian Period) (419.2 – 443.8 Ma B.P.)


Cocks 1975 The Type Wenlock Series Pal Soc Mon p.8

Davidson 1866 British Silurian Brachiopoda pl.2,fig.28

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