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Fossil specimen : SM A 10294 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Lingulata

      Order Acrotretida

Fossil Name Trematis corona Davidson, 1871
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Trematis corona Davidson, 1871: Lectotype

Discina (Trematis) corona Davidson ex Salter ms.

Discina (Trematis) corona Davidson ex Salter ms.: Syntype

Trematis (Discina) corona

Registration No. A 10294
Collector Harkness
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 Pusgill, Dufton, Westmorland, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Corona Bed
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Longvillian Substage (Ordovician Period) (452.75 – 454 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Katian Age – Sandbian Age ]


Cocks, L.R.M. 1978. A review of British Lower Palaeozoic Brachiopods, including a synoptic revision of Davidson's monograph Palaeontographical Society Monographs (4): pp.25,205

Davidson 1871. British fossil Brachiopoda Palaeontographical Society Monographs vol. iii, part vii (2): p.344 pl. xlix fig. 43

Salter 1873. Catalogue of the Cambrian and Silurian fossils contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge (1): p.55

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.52

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