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Fossil specimen : OUM C.09121a, b – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Strophomenata

      Order Strophomenida

Fossil Name Leangella scissa (Davidson, 1871)
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Leangella scissa (Davidson, 1871) – See Cocks (1970): Paratype

Registration No. C.09121a, 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 Hope Quarry, Chirbury, by the side of the A.488, 390 yards SSE of Hope Farm, 4 km SW of Minsterley, Shropshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Venusbank Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


COCKS, L.R.M. 1970. Silurian brachiopods of the superfamily Plectambonitacea. Bull. Br. Mus. Nat. Hist. (Geol.), 19 (4), 139-203, 17 pls. p. 161; (C.9121b) pl. 2, fig. 11

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