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Fossil specimen : OUM C.09952a, b – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Orthida

Fossil Name Salopina shelvensis Walmsley, Boucot & Harper, 1969
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Salopina shelvensis Walmsley, Boucot & Harper, 1969 – See Walmsley, Boucot & Harper (1969): Holotype

Registration No. C.09952a, 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 Bog B, Shelve, Shropshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Bog Quartzite Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Llandovery Epoch (Silurian Period) (433.4 – 443.8 Ma B.P.)


WALMSLEY, V.G., BOUCOT, A.J. and HARPER, C.W. 1969. Silurian and Lower Devonian salopinid brachiopods. J. Palaeont., 43 (2), 492-516. p. 515; pl. 79, figs 5, 6

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