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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM16634 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Lingulata

      Order Lingulida

Fossil Name Lingula crumena Phillips
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Lingula crumena Phillips

Registration No. GSM16634
Collector museum
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country England
Locality Howler's Heath,Ledbury,Herefordshire
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.)


Davidson 1866 Mon Pal Soc pl.II,fig.1

Phillips 1848 Mem Geol Surv vol II pt 1 p.369 pl.XXIV,fig.1,2,5 5

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