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Fossil specimen : SM A 11620 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class -

      Order -

Fossil Name Atrypa orbicularis (Sowerby, J. de C.), 1839
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Atrypa orbicularis (Sowerby, J. de C.), 1839

Atrypa reticularis var. davidsoni Alexander: Holotype

Registration No. A 11620
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Alexander
Held By Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Logo Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Country England
Locality Storridge, Malvern, Worcestershire, England
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Woolhope Limestone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Sheinwoodian Age (Silurian Period) (430.5 – 433.4 Ma B.P.)


Alexander, F.E.S. 1949. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London vol. civ for 1948 (1): p.213 pl. x figs.1 a-d

Cocks, L.R.M. 1978. A review of British Lower Palaeozoic Brachiopods, including a synoptic revision of Davidson's monograph Palaeontographical Society Monographs (2): p.156

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