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Fossil specimen : BGS Geol.Soc.Coll.6905 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Stricklandia lens progressa
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Stricklandia lens progressa

Registration No. Geol.Soc.Coll.6905
Collector Murchison
Donor or Associated Person Geol. Soc. 1911
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Wales
Locality Mandinam,near Llandovery,Carmarthen
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Llandovery Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


Davidson 1867 Mon Brit Fossil Brachiopods Pal Soc Pl. 19, fig. 14

J de C Sowerby in Murchison's Silurian System 1839 Pl. 21, fig. 3

St Joseph 1938 Norsk Geol tidssk 17 p.323 Pl. 6, fig. 14

Williams A 1951 QJGS 107 1 p.102

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