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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM37561 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Sowerbyella compressa Jones
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Sowerbyella compressa Jones

Registration No. GSM37561
Collector survey 1907
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments GSM 37560 and 37561 are counterparts
Country Wales
Locality S of Bullford,E of Tiers Cross,near Haverfordwest,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 Bull BM(NH) Silurian Brachs of superfam Plectambonitae 19 4 pl.XXIV fig.3,4,6,7

Jones OT 1928 Mem Geol Surv Pal 1 5 p.460-461 pl.XXIV fig.12

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