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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM82547 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Orthida

Fossil Name Visbyella pygmaea (Whittard & Barker)
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Visbyella pygmaea (Whittard & Barker)

Parmorthis visbyensis var Lindstrom

Registration No. GSM82547
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Whittard,Prof.WF 1950
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Harley Brook,Domas,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 1968 Palaeontology vol II pt 2 p.310 pl.61,fig.3

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

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