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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM16649 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Lingulata

      Order Lingulida

Fossil Name Lingula symondsi Davidson
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Lingula symondsi Davidson

Registration No. GSM16649
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person museum
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Wales
Locality Penlan,Llandovery
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Llandovery Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


Cocks 1978 Pal Soc Mon p.11

Davidson 1866 Pal Soc Mon pl.III,fig13

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