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Fossil specimen : OUM C.10988a, b – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Strophomenata

      Order Strophomenida

Fossil Name Cyphomena (Laevicyphomena) feliciter Cocks, 1968
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Cyphomena (Laevicyphomena) feliciter Cocks, 1968 – See Cocks (1968): Paratype

Registration No. C.10988a, 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 Small exposure behind ruined building, 180 yards east of junction of Hope Brook and Josey's Wood, 3.2 km SSW of Minsterley, Shropshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Venusbank Formation
Biozone Monograptus argenteus – Monograptus sedgwickii
Geological Age

Aeronian Age (Silurian Period) (438.5 – 440.8 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. p. 318; (C.10988a) pl. 13, fig. 7

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