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Fossil specimen : SM A 16219 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Brachiopoda

    Class Strophomenata

      Order Strophomenida

Fossil Name Brachyprion
Type Status Syntype
Name History


Brachyprion arenaceus (Salter ms.): Syntype

Stropheodonta arenacea (Salter ms.)

Strophomena arenacea Salter ms.

Registration No. A 16219
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 Presteign, Radnorshire, Wales
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit May Hill Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Telychian Age (Silurian Period) (433.4 – 438.5 Ma B.P.)


Cocks, L.R.M. 1967. Palaeontology vol. x (4): pp.257, 258, 259

Lamont & Gilbert 1945. Annals and Magazine of Natural History ser. (11) vol. xii (3): p.664 pl. v fig.7 (plasticene cast)

Lamont 1940. Cement, Lime and Gravel vol. xv (2): p.28 [? p.8 of reprint] fig.4

Salter 1873. Catalogue of the Cambrian and Silurian fossils contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge (1): p.88

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