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Fossil specimen : OUM C.04136a, b – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Strophomenata

      Order Strophomenida

Fossil Name Leptaena ziegleri Cocks, 1968
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Leptaena ziegleri Cocks, 1968 – See Cocks (1968): Paratype

Registration No. C.04136a, 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 Temporary quarry exposure at the west side of Gullet Quarry, Malvern Hills, Herefordshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Wych Formation, C5
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


COCKS, L.R.M. 1968. Some strophomenacean brachiopods from the British lower Silurian. Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Geology), 15 (6), 283-324, 14 pls. p. 312; pl. 11, figs 3, 5, (latex cast of C.4136a), pl. 11, fig. 4

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