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Fossil specimen : BGS Geol.Soc.Coll.6879 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Strophomenata

      Order Strophomenida

Fossil Name Leptostrophia compressa (Sowerby J de C)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Leptostrophia compressa (Sowerby J de C)

Provenance
Registration No. Geol.Soc.Coll.6879
Collector Murchison,RI
Donor or Associated Person Geol.Soc.Coll. 1911
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments See also GSM 33037
Location
Country England
Locality Hope Quarry, Minsterley, Shropshire.
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Llandovery Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Llandovery Epoch (Silurian Period) (428.2 – 443.7 Ma B.P.)

References
References

Bassett 1977 Pal Soc Mon p.146 pl.39,fig.9

Cocks LRM 1967 Palaeontology 10 2 p.249

Sowerby J de C Murchison Sil system pl.22,fig.12

Available Images

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