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Fossil specimen : OUM C.03241a – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Rhynchonellida

Fossil Name Eocoelia curtisi curtisi Ziegler, 1966
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Eocoelia curtisi curtisi Ziegler, 1966 – See Doyle, Hoey & Harper (1991): Holotype

Eocoelia curtisi Ziegler, 1966 – See Ziegler (1966): Holotype

Registration No. C.03241a
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
Country England
Locality Stream section 270 yards N 10' W, of Hillhouse Farm, Charfield, Tortworth, Gloucestershire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Damery Formation, C5
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


DOYLE, E.N., HOEY, A.N. and HARPER, D.A.T. 1991. The Rhynchonellide brachiopod Eocoelia from the Upper Llandovery of Ireland and Scotland. Palaeontology, 34, 439-454. p. 448

ZIEGLER, A.M. 1966. The Silurian brachiopod Eocoelia hemisphaerica (J. de C. Sowerby) and related species. Palaeontology, 9 (4), 523-543, 2 pls. pp. 532, 533, 536, 537, 541; pl. 84, fig. 15, text-fig. 4, no. 3, (rubber casts) pl. 84, figs 16, 17

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