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Fossil specimen : SM A 489 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Lingulata

      Order Lingulida

Fossil Name Lingulella davisii (McCoy)
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Lingulella davisii (McCoy) – See Sutton, M.D., Bassett, M.G. & Cherns, L. (2000): Lectotype

Lingulella davisii (McCoy): Lectotype

Lingula davisi McCoy

Lingulella davisi (McCoy) – See McCoy

Registration No. A 489
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country Wales
Locality Penmorfa (S.), Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lingula Flags
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Arenig Series (Ordovician Period) (465.5 – 477.7 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Mid Ordovician Epoch – Early Ordovician Epoch ]


McCoy a. A synopsis of the classification of the British Palaeozoic rocks with a systematic description of the British Palaeozoic fossils p.282 pl.12 figs. 7, 7 a, 7 b

Sutton, M.D., Bassett, M.G. & Cherns, L. 2000. The type species of Lingulella (Cambrian Brachiopoda) p. 433, fig. 3.5 (lectotype)

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