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Fossil specimen : OUM E.01093 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Athyridida

Fossil Name Cleiothyridina fimbriata (Phillips, 1836)
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Cleiothyridina fimbriata (Phillips, 1836) – See Brunton (1980): Lectotype

Cleiothyridina fimbriata (Phillips, 1836) – See Brunton & Champion (1974): Syntype

Reticularia fimbriata (Phillips, 1836) – See George (1932): Syntype

Athyris royssii L'Eveille, 1835 – See Davidson (1858)

Spirifera fimbriata Phillips, 1836 – See Phillips (1836): Syntype

Registration No. E.01093
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Phillips, J.
Held By Oxford University Museum of Natural History Logo Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Comments Mounted on tablet with E.1090-E.1092
Country Northern Ireland
Locality Florence Court, near Enniskillen, County Fermanagh
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Carboniferous Limestone Supergroup
Biozone ? Lower D1
Geological Age

Asbian Substage (Carboniferous Period) (330.9 – 337 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Visean Age ]


BRUNTON, C.H.C. 1980. Type specimens of some upper Palaeozoic Athyridide brachiopods. Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Geology), 34, 219-234. p. 228; figs 19 a, b

BRUNTON, C.H.C. and CHAMPION, C. 1974. A Lower Carboniferous brachiopod fauna from the Manifold Valley, Staffordshire. Palaeontology, 17, 811-840. p. 829

DAVIDSON, T. 1858-1861. A Monograph of the British fossil Brachiopoda, part V: The Carboniferous Brachiopoda. Palaeontogr. Soc. (Monogr.), II , 1-280, pls I-LV. p. 82; pl. XVIII, fig. 11

GEORGE, T.N. 1932. The British Carboniferous reticulate Spiriferidae. Q. Jl. geol. Soc. Lond., LXXXVIII, 516-575. p. 558

PHILLIPS, J. 1836. Illustrations of the Geology of Yorkshire, or a description of the Strata and organic remains, part II - The Mountain Limestone district. John Murray, London, 253 pp., pls I-XXV. p. 220

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