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Fossil specimen : OUM C.15837a, b – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Strophomenata

      Order Strophomenida

Fossil Name Leptostrophia (Eostropheodonta) voraginis palustris Cocks, 1967
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Leptostrophia (Eostropheodonta) voraginis palustris Cocks, 1967 – See Cocks (1967): Paratype

Registration No. C.15837a, 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 15 yard exposure in bank of small stream, c. 10 yards from junction with stream from Minton Batch-Marshbrook, near Marshbrook, Shropshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Pentamerus Sandstone Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Telychian Age (Silurian Period) – Aeronian Age (Silurian Period) (428.2 – 439 Ma B.P.)


COCKS, L.R.M. 1967. Llandovery stropheodontids from the Welsh Borderland. Palaeontology, 10 (2), 245-265, pls 37-39. pp. 254, 255; pl. 38, fig. 11

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