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Fossil specimen : SM A 11301 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Eoplectodonta rhombica (McCoy)
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Eoplectodonta rhombica (McCoy): Lectotype

Sowerbyella rhombica (McCoy)

Leptaena sericea var. rhombica McCoy: Syntype

Registration No. A 11301
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 England
Locality Crag Hill, Horton in Ribblesdale, Ribblesdale, Yorkshire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Bala Limestone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Ashgill Series (Ordovician Period) (443.8 – 449 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Late Ordovician Epoch ]


Jones, O.T. 1928. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of England and Wales (Palaeontology) vol. i part 5 (3): p.426 pl. xxii figs.1, 1 a-b

King, W.B.R. & Wilcockson, W.H. 1934. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. 90 (1): p.11

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 (1): p.239

Williams, Alwyn 1963. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Geology vol. viii 7 (4):

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