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Fossil specimen : SM A 7801 a – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Pentamerida

Fossil Name Gypidula lata Alexander, 1936
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Gypidula lata Alexander, 1936

Gypidula lata Alexander, 1936

Gypidula bravonium Alexander: Paratype

Registration No. A 7801 a
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Alexander, Francis Elizabeth Somerville
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality High Cullis, Whitestone (quarry 1 furlong N.N.W.), Herefordshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Aymestry Limestone (top)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Ludlow Epoch (Silurian Period) (423.6 – 427.4 Ma B.P.)


Alexander, F.E.S. 1948. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. ciii for 1947 (1): p.154 text-figs.8 a (b, no.3), 8 b (b, no.4), 8 c (b, no.5), 8 d (b, no.6), 8 e (b, no.7), 8 f (b, no.8), 8 g (b, no.9), 8 h (b, no.10), 8 i (b, no.11), 8 k (b, no.12), 8 l (b, no.13), 8 m (d), 8 n (c, h), 8 o (e, f)

Alexander, F.E.S. 1953. Proceedings of the Geological Society no. 1494 (2): p.36

Cocks, L.R.M. 1978. A review of British Lower Palaeozoic Brachiopods, including a synoptic revision of Davidson's monograph Palaeontographical Society Monographs (3): p.144

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