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Fossil specimen : OUM C.14020a, b – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Strophomenata

      Order Strophomenida

Fossil Name Leptostrophia (Leptostrophia) ostrina Cocks, 1967
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Leptostrophia (Leptostrophia) ostrina Cocks, 1967 – See Cocks (1967): Paratype

Registration No. C.14020a, 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
Country England
Locality Exposure in north bank of Hughley Brook, 710 yards SW of Hughley church, 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. p. 253

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