GB3D Type Fossils

 Home   The project   Search  About fossils Contributors Downloads Links Contact us

Fossil specimen : OUM C.06676a, b – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Strophomenata

      Order Strophomenida

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

Leptostrophia (Eostropheodonta) voraginis Cocks, 1967 – See Cocks (1967): Holotype

Registration No. C.06676a, 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 Loose block in an old quarry, just east of the B4197 road, 230 yards N 30' E of the church at Knightsford Bridge, Ankerdine Hill, Worcestershire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Cowleigh Park Formation, C1
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Aeronian Age (Silurian Period) (438.5 – 440.8 Ma B.P.)


COCKS, L.R.M. 1967. Llandovery stropheodontids from the Welsh Borderland. Palaeontology, 10 (2), 245-265, pls 37-39. p. 254; pl. 38, figs 2, 3

Available Images

High resolution photographs


4903 KB


3853 KB

Steroscopic photographs


5065 KB


4390 KB

View these images in your web browser using our JPEG2000 viewer. Zoom in and out and pan around in high resolution. Requires JavaScript to be enabled.

Download these images as high resolution JPEG2000 files. You may need to use image-editing software to view these files.

click image or here to close