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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM8439 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Lingulata

      Order Lingulida

Fossil Name Lingula ramsayi Salter
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Lingula ramsayi Salter

Registration No. GSM8439
Collector Survey (Salter)
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Wales
Locality Abereiddy Bay, Pembrokeshire
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Llandeilo Flags Formation
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Caradoc Series (Ordovician Period) – Abereiddian Stage (Ordovician Period) (449 – 465.5 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Late Ordovician Epoch – Darriwilian Age ]


?Davidson, 1866 pl. 3 fig 49 & pl. 3 fig 52

Cocks 1978 Pal Soc Mon p.19

Davidson Mon Pal Soc Silurian Brachiopodas 1866 pl 3 fig 52

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