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Fossil specimen : OUM E.01571 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Strophomenata

      Order Productida

Fossil Name Rugosochonetes hardrensis (Phillips, 1841)
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Rugosochonetes hardrensis (Phillips, 1841) – See Muir-Wood (1962): Lectotype

Chonetes hardrensis (Phillips, 1841) – See Davidson (1858): Syntype

Orthis hardrensis Phillips, 1841 – See Phillips (1841): Syntype

Registration No. E.01571
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 Lower Carboniferous
Country England
Locality Hardraw, North Yorkshire
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Unknown
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Carboniferous Period (Carboniferous Period) (298.9 – 358.9 Ma B.P.)


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. 187

MUIR-WOOD, H.M. 1962. Morphology and classification of Chonetoidea. Br. Mus. nat. Hist., 132 pp. p. 66; pl. 8, fig. 10

PHILLIPS, J. 1841. Figures and descriptions of the Palaeozoic fossils of Cornwall, Devon and west Somerset. Longman, Brown, Green, London, xii + 231 pp. p. 229; pl. 58, figs 104 b, c

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