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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM16641 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Lingulata

      Order Lingulida

Fossil Name Lingula bechei Salter
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Lingula bechei Salter

Registration No. GSM16641
Collector museum
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Wales
Locality Marloes Bay,S of Marloes,Pembrokeshire
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Llandovery Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Llandovery Epoch (Silurian Period) (428.2 – 443.7 Ma B.P.)


Cocks 1978 Pal Soc Mon p.8

Davidson 1866 pl.1,fig.12

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