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Fossil specimen : OUM C.13527a, b – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Strophomenata

      Order Strophomenida

Fossil Name Amphistrophia whittardi Cocks, 1967
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Amphistrophia whittardi Cocks, 1967 – See Cocks (1967): Holotype

Registration No. C.13527a, b
Collector Cocks, L.R.M.
Donor or Associated Person Cocks, L.R.M. 1965
Held By Oxford University Museum of Natural History Logo Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Comments Part & counterpart; on same slabs as C.13528a, b
Country England
Locality South bank of Harley Brook, 270 yards SW of the house named Domas, near Harley, Shropshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Purple Shales Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Telychian Age (Silurian Period) (428.2 – 436 Ma B.P.)


COCKS, L.R.M. 1967. Llandovery stropheodontids from the Welsh Borderland. Palaeontology, 10 (2), 245-265, pls 37-39. pp. 260, 262; (C.13527b) pl. 39, fig. 5

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