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Fossil specimen : OUM C.03489a, b – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Strophomenata

      Order Strophomenida

Fossil Name Leptostrophia (Leptostrophia) compressa crassa (Bancroft, 1949)
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Leptostrophia (Leptostrophia) compressa crassa (Bancroft, 1949) – See Cocks (1967): Lectotype

Registration No. C.03489a, 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 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.)


COCKS, L.R.M. 1967. Llandovery stropheodontids from the Welsh Borderland. Palaeontology, 10 (2), 245-265, pls 37-39. pp. 248 - 249; (C.3489a) pl. 37, fig. 11

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