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Fossil specimen : BGS GSE5610 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Schellwienella rotundata Thomas I
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Schellwienella rotundata Thomas I

Registration No. GSE5610
Collector No name given.
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Millstone Grit. 1" 12.
Country Scotland
Locality Tirfergus Glen - Campeltown.
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Millstone Grit Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Namurian Stage (Carboniferous Period) (319 – 329 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Bashkirian Age – Serpukhovian Age ]


Thomas I 1910 British Carboniferous Orthotetinae - Mem Geol Survey p.124 plxiii.,figs14,15

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