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Fossil specimen : SM A 10235 - A 10236 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Pterinaea exasperata Salter
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Pterinaea exasperata Salter: Paratype

Pterinaea exasperata Salter

Pterinea exasperata Salter ms.: Syntype

Registration No. A 10235 - A 10236
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Fletcher Coll.
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Country England
Locality Dudley, Worcestershire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Wenlock Limestone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Wenlock Epoch (Silurian Period) (422.9 – 428.2 Ma B.P.)


Reed, F.R.C. 1902 a. Geological Magazine n.s. dec. iv, vol. ix (3): p.146

Salter 1873. Catalogue of the Cambrian and Silurian fossils contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge (1): p.150

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 (2): p.89

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