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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM37531 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Eoplectodonta penkillensis (Reed)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Eoplectodonta penkillensis (Reed)

Plectodonta millinensis var canastonensis Jones OT

Sowerbyella millinensis var canastonensis

Registration No. GSM37531
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Jones,OT 1925
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Wales
Locality W of Narberth,Pembrokeshire
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 LRM 1970 Silurian Brachiopods of Superfam Plectambonitacae Bull BM(NH) 19 4 p.175 pl.9,figs.3,6

Jones OT 1928 Mem Geol Surv Pal 1 5 pl.XXIII,figs.21,22

Kozlowski R 1929 Palaeontologia Polonica tI p.113 pl.XXIII,figs.21,22

Kozlowski R palaeontologia Polonica tI 1929 pg 113

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