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Fossil specimen : SM A 5697 – Lectotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Rhynchonellida

Fossil Name Sphaerirhynchia wilsoni (Sowerby J.), 1816
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Sphaerirhynchia wilsoni (Sowerby J.), 1816

Hemithyris sphaeroidalis McCoy: Lectotype

Wilsonia wilsoni (Sowerby J.)

Rhynchonella wilsoni var. sphaeroidalis McCoy

Rhynchonella wilsoni var. sphaeroidalis McCoy

Hemithyris sphaeroidalis McCoy: Holotype

Provenance
Registration No. A 5697
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Comments
Location
Country England
Locality Botvylle, Church Stretton, Hollies, Shropshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Aymestry Limestone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Gorstian Age (Silurian Period) (421.3 – 422.9 Ma B.P.)

References
References

Cocks, L.R.M. 1978. A review of British Lower Palaeozoic Brachiopods, including a synoptic revision of Davidson's monograph Palaeontographical Society Monographs (6): pp.153,185

Cocks, L.R.M. 1978. A review of British Lower Palaeozoic Brachiopods, including a synoptic revision of Davidson's monograph Palaeontographical Society Monographs (5): pp.153,185

Davidson 1869 d. British fossil Brachiopoda Palaeontographical Society Monographs iii part vii (2): p.173 pl. xxiii figs.10, 10 a, 10 bspecies mentioned and McCoy's figures copied

McCoy 1855 a. A synopsis of the classification of the British Palaeozoic rocks with a systematic description of the British Palaeozoic fossils Geol. Mus. Cambridge (1): p.206 pl.1 l figs.4, 4 a, 4 b?

Woods, H. 1891. Catalogue of the Type Fossils in the Woodwardian Museum, Cambridge. Henry Woods with preface by T. McKenny Hughes CUP. 180+xiv SPL: II. 16 (3): p.61

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