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Fossil specimen : SM A 11100 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Rhynchonellata

      Order Orthida

Fossil Name Paurorthis turgida (McCoy)
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Paurorthis turgida (McCoy): Lectotype

Orthis turgida McCoy

Orthis turgida McCoy

Orthis turgida McCoy: Syntype

Orthis turgida McCoy

Registration No. A 11100
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 Golden Grove Mansion, Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Llandeilo Bed
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Abereiddian Stage (Ordovician Period) (460.5 – 465.5 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Darriwilian Age ]


Davidson 1883. British fossil Brachiopoda Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. v (3): p.187 pl. xiv fig.20

McCoy 1851 c. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. (2) vol. viii (1): p.399

McCoy 1852 a. A synopsis of the classification of the British Palaeozoic rocks with a systematic description of the British Palaeozoic fossils Palaeontographical Society Monographs (2): p.299 pl. ih fig.21

McCoy 1854 a. Contributions to British Palaeontology (1): p.221

Williams, Alwyn 1949. Geological Magazine vol. lxxxvi (5): p.228 pl. xi fig.9

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 (4): p.57

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