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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM37556 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Strophomenata

      Order Strophomenida

Fossil Name Plectodonta millinensis (Jones)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Plectodonta millinensis (Jones)

Sowerbyella millinensis

Registration No. GSM37556
Collector survey 1907
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Wales
Locality Haroldston St. Issells,SE of Haverfordwest
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) vol 19 no 4 Silurian brachs of superfam Plectambonitacae p.175 pl.9,fig.4

Jones OT 1928 Mem Geol Surv Pal I 5 p.444-445 pl.XXIII,fig.14

Kozlowski R 1929 Palaeontologia Polonica p.113

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