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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM82548 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Orthida

Fossil Name Visbyella visbyensis pygmoea Whittard & Barker
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Visbyella visbyensis pygmoea Whittard & Barker

Parmorthis visbyensis var Lindstrom

Registration No. GSM82548
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Whittard,Prof.WF 1950
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Onny River section,SW of Wistantow,Shropshire
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Llandovery Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Llandovery Epoch (Silurian Period) (433.4 – 443.8 Ma B.P.)


Walmsley et al Palaeontology 1968 II 2 p.310 pl.61,fig.2

Whittard & Barker Ann Mag Nat Hist Ser 12 1950 III p.575 pl.VIII,figs.13

Whittard & Barker Ann Mag Nat Hist Ser 12 1950 III 2 p.575 pl.VIII,figs.13

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