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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM59737 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Howseia latirostrata (Howse, 1848)
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Howseia latirostrata (Howse, 1848) – See Logan (1963)

Productus latirostratus Howse

Productus umbonillatus King

Registration No. GSM59737
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Howse, Mr. 1852
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Permian - Magnesian Limestone. 1" 21.
Country England
Locality Dalton - Durham.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Magnesian Limestone Formation (Northern Ireland And Northwest England)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Late Permian Epoch (Permian Period) (251 – 270.6 Ma B.P.)


Davidson 1858 Permian Brachiopoda - Mon Pal Soc pliv.,fig5

Howse 1857 Ann Mag Nat Hist pl4.,figs1,2

Logan 1963 Palaeontology pl108.,fig1

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