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Fossil specimen : OUM C.02805a, b – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Strophomenata

      Order Strophomenida

Fossil Name Leptaena contermina Cocks, 1968
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Leptaena contermina Cocks, 1968 – See Cocks (1968): Paratype

Registration No. C.02805a, b
Collector Ziegler, A.M.
Donor or Associated Person Ziegler, A.M. 1964
Held By Oxford University Museum of Natural History Logo Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Comments Part & counterpart
Country England
Locality Stream section 430 yards north, 81' west, of Hay Farm, May Hill, Gloucestershire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Yartleton Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Telychian Age (Silurian Period) (433.4 – 438.5 Ma B.P.)


COCKS, L.R.M. 1968. Some strophomenacean brachiopods from the British lower Silurian. Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Geology), 15 (6), 283-324, 14 pls. p. 307; (C.2805a) pl. 7, fig. 7, (latex mould of C.2805a) pl. 7, fig. 8

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