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Fossil specimen : BGS GSd4538 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Giraldiella protensa (J de C Sowerby)
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Giraldiella protensa (J de C Sowerby)

Registration No. GSd4538
Collector Murchison, R I
Donor or Associated Person Geol. Soc. 1911
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Geol. Soc. Coll. No. p38, p38*
Country Wales
Locality Goleugoed, South of Llandovery, Carmarthenshire.
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.)


Davidson 1869 Mon Brit Fossil Brachiopods; Palaeont Soc Pl. 36, fig. 24

J de C Sowerby in Murchison 1839 Silurian System Pl. 22, fig. 9

Williams A 1951 Quart Journ Geol Soc 107 1 p.92

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